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Gerald Keith AYLIFFE

Regimental number4251
Date of birth4 August 1898
Place of birthHamley Bridge, South Australia
SchoolHamley Bridge Public School; Gawler High School, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationDraftsman
AddressTorrensville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Elizabeth Ayliffe, Rankine Road, Torrensville, South Australia
Enlistment date9 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 7 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Discharge date25 December 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Stewart Hamilton AYLIFFE, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 7 February 1919.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Gassed, Messines, 26 February 1918; invalided to 54th London General Hospital, Boulogne; recovered and returned to duty. Arrived back in Australia, 18 August 1919.
Date of death9 April 1971
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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