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Gerald Alphonsus ASKER

Regimental number5786
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse trainer
Address93 Melrose Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Asker, 168 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date4 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6383 Pte Francis Douglas Ernest Alphonsus ASKER MM, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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