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Dennis Edward William GAYNOR

Regimental number710
Place of birthOrange, New South Wales
SchoolCessnock Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
AddressMain Street, Cessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs D Gaynor, Main Street, Cessnock, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed at Fort Scratchley, Newcastle, as Cpl.
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 161), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Denis and May GAYNOR, Tenterfield, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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