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William Marshall GERARD

Regimental number7090
Place of birthCantubury New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAmbrose Siding via Gladstone, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Gerard, Ambrose, North Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date20 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: Private Arthur Charles Marshall GERARD, Regimental No. 2151, 25th Battalion, killed in action 4 March 1917, France; Brother-in-law: Private George William ARMSTRONG, Regimental No. 2562, 1st Pioneer Battalion, returned to Australia 28 March 1919
Place of burialNorth Rockhampton Crematorium, Rockhampton, Queensland

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