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Gordon Sydney GNATZ

Regimental number463
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressFairfield Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Gnatz, Fairfield Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death14 September 1964

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