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Joseph Eli GAMLEN

Regimental number482
Place of birthBelton, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHammond, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.4.
Height5' 5.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Ann Gamlen, Hammond, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Battalion Details
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Discharge date8 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from London on board HT 'Ceramic', 9 August 1919 (with wife and child); discharged, Adelaide, 8 November 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, British war Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GAMLEN Joseph Eli

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