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Richard GAMMON

Regimental number857
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOverseer
Address'Mingha', Deniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Gammon, 2 Hornsey Rise Gardens, London, England
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No.12 (27 January 1916).

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 9 June 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 12 October 1916

FateKilled in Action 31 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialVlamertinghe New Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Mary GAMMON, 43 Rodney Court, Maida Vale, London. Native of London
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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