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Harry Gillon GAY

Regimental number310
Place of birthHawthorn, Victoria
SchoolMannintree Road State School, Hawthorm Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address90 Power Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Gay, 90 Power Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row F, Grave No. 7), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Jane GAY, 90 Power Street, Hawthorn, Victoria

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