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Melville Hurtle GASMIER

Regimental number575
Place of birthSouth Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationFireman
AddressLower North Road, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Gasmier, Lower North Road, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollQuartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 8 September 1917

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 30 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick William and Matilda GASMIER
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 April 1925
Age at death35
Place of burialPayneham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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