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Frank Edward GATLIFF

Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
SchoolState School, Faraday St, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Henry Gatliff, 31 Normanby Avenue, Croxton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets as Colour Sergeant; 2Lt Field Artillery when war was declared.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1917
Place of death or woundingHellfire Corner, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialVlamertinghe New Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emma GATLIFF, 5 Fawkner Street, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Major Vivian Harold GATLIFF DSO, 1st Division Artillery, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919; Captain Charles Edwin GATLIFF, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 9 August 1918; 35327 Driver Tom Walter GATLIFF, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919; 61609 Pte Wilfred Edgar GATLIFF, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919.

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