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William Andrew GASKIN

Regimental number3307
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.11
Height5' 3.5"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Gaskin, 204 King William Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 June 1917
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Discharge date1 February 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 20 October 1918; disembarked, 16 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit, wounded: gun shot wound, left knee, penetrating), 1 February 1919.

War service: 1 year 242 days (of which 1 year 137 days was abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 June 1947
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, GASKIN William Andrew

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