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Frederick William Bernard GAINSFORD

Regimental number2159
Place of birthForest Reef New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressForest Reefs, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Frederick Gainsford, Forest Reef, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of disease 13 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Elizabeth GAINSFORD, Forrest Reefs, New South Wales

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