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Edward Herbert Ernest GAWTHORPE

Regimental number2134
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
SchoolNewtown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTuckpointer
AddressBay Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Gawthorpe, Bay Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death44
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial No. C.33), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Elizabeth GAWTHORPE; husband of Emily GAWTHORPE, Beckenham Street, Canley Vale, New South Wales. Native of Newtown, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: Major Farrow.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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