The AIF Project

James Alfred GAINSFORD

Regimental number5370
Place of birthRandwick New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBelt mender
AddressChiltern, Young Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J. Gainsford, Chiltern, Young Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1916

Print format