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Gilbert Piner Ellis EDMONDS

Regimental number554
Place of birthWallangarra Queensland
SchoolState School, Eidswold
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKilleen Street, Nundah, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs A B Edmonds, c/o Mrs Cichowski, Killeen Street, Nundah, Queensland
Enlistment date27 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 3, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death31.6
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialOosttaverne Wood Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row G, Grave No. 19), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Rebecca EDMONDS; husband of Athol Blair EDMONDS, Kileen Street, Nundah, Brisbane, Native of Eidsvold, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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