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George Wahsington GAWLER

Regimental number371
Place of birthBristol. Colston Terrace, England
Place of birthBristol, England
SchoolNewfoundland Board School
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o C O Brown, Elinswood, Kindera Via Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs P Gawler, 63 Albert Street, St Pauls, Bristol, England
Previous military serviceServed in the British Navy for six and a half years.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 24 August 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt George Washington Gawler on NR
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary GAWLER, 63 Albert Street, St. Paul's, Bristol, England

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