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Hugh Louden GOOCH

Regimental number69
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
SchoolMargraith and Lyons High School North Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLand holder
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Misses L and J Gooch, Cooks Plains, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in 6th Australian Contingent, South African War, 1899-1901/
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 28 August 1915
Place of death or woundingHill 60, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death28 August 1915
Age at death38
Place of burialHill 60 Cemetery (Special Memorial, 25), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Douglas and Mary GOOCH. Native of Burra, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousins: Lt N.B. London MC, 50th Bn; Trooper R.J. London DCM, 10th Light Horse.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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