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Albert GJESSING

Regimental number7250
Place of birthMudgee New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, Mr W Gjessing, Wongarbon, Western Line, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
36
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hans and Elizabeth GJESSING, Denison Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 556 Pte Walter Cecil GJESSING, 19th Bn, killed in action, 18 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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