|Place of birth||Waukaringa, South Australia|
|School||Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Address||Red Hill, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, H Gadd, Reynella, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in the Volunteer Senior Cadets for 1 year; discharged on leaving the district.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Howitzer Brigade 120|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/136/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||14th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||'Eldest son, very successful at College. Loving and affectionate disposition, most popular, over 300 letters & cards of condolence received by parents. Greatly missed but thankful and proud he died a Hero's death.' (details from father)|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||26.11|
|Place of burial||Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry and Radiel GADD, Reynella, South Australia|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 2 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 19 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 8 Jnuary 1917.
Transferred to 5th Division Artillery, 20 January 1917, and taken on strength of 56th Battery.
Transferred to 14th Field Artillery Brigade, 24 January 1917.
Mustered as Driver, 1 March 1917.
On leave to England, 24 September 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 14 October 1917.
Wounded in action, 24 April 1918 (shell wound, multiple).
Died of wounds, Advanced Dressing Station, 24 April 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GADD Richard Linsday|