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George Lewis GATONBY

Regimental number39
Place of birthSale, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMiss L. Griffin, 11 Upper Charlton Street, London W., England
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSquadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 12 September 1914; taken on strength 6th Light Horse Regt 19 December 1914; mortally wounded 30 May 1915.
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death33
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 118), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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