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William Ventry GAYER

Regimental number9307
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolGeelong Church of England Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrung Brungle, Wannon, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinJessie Gayer, Brung Brungle, Wannon, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Light Horse, Hamilton, Victoria.
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Work near Zonnebeke on 9 October 1917.'
Recommendation date: 31 October 1917

FateDied of wounds 1 November 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

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