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Gordon DOW

Regimental number4794
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolDorcas Street School, South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
Address9 Church Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Mr W H Dow, 9 Church Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Place of burialBazentin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parens: William Henry and Isabella DOW, husband of Amanda DOW, 50 Anglesea Street, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of South Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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