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Gordon Levason CURLEWIS

Date of birth19 August 1885
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBusiness salesman
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 5.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Rose Curlewis, Leschenault, Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name16th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
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Unit: 16th Battalion
Promotion date: 2 May 1915

FateKilled in Action 9 May 1915
Place of death or woundingQuinn's Post, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death30
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 20), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1004 Corporal Arthur Granville CURLEWIS, 12th Bn, died of wounds, 15 August 1915; [5] Lt George Campbell CURLEWIS, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 November 1915; 6 Corporal Selwyn Lord CURLEWIS, 16th Bn, killed in action, 2 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin name and addess incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Mrs Margaret Rox Curlewis, Lechenaule.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURLEWIS Gordon Levason

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