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Regimental number1164
Place of birthMount Gambier South Australia
OccupationCamel driver
AddressOnslow, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinFather, Joseph Gaston, Nhill, Victoria
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCamel Corps, August 1916 Reinforcements (2nd Military District)
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Imperial Camel Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3569 Pte Charles Lindsay GASTON, 2nd Pioneer Bn, effective abroad, (still overseas).

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