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Eris Robert GARRIOCK

Regimental number11480
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
SchoolBirchgrove Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
Address5 Duke Place, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, T Garriock, 5 Duke Place, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Compulsory Training.
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 15 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Eric Robert Garriock on NR
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. I), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ann GARRIOCK, Gloucester, New South Wales. Native of Cootamundra, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Robert Manson, Bingara.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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