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Hugh Gordon GASS

Regimental number3569
Place of birthDubbo, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Goulburn Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTelegraph operator
AddressGoulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R W Gass, Mayo Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row P, Grave No. 12A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Goulburn General Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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