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Owen Richard * GARD

Regimental number28592
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCycle motor mechanic
AddressCooryton, Macgill, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J B Gard, Gourger Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row G, Grave No. 5A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eliza GARD, Magill Road, Corrvion, South Australia. Native of Adelaide
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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