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Gordon ESLER

Regimental number534
Place of birthEmu Flat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressYannathan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Helen Smethurst, Yannathan, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Date of death12 November 1952
Place of burialCarlton Cemetery

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