Daniel James GOREY

Regimental number3533
Date of birth8 November 1894
Place of birthWhroo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressShepparton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Edward Gorey, Shepparton, Victoria
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row J, Grave No. IIB), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Sophia GOREY, Shepparton, Victoria. Native of Whroo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3397 Pte Edward Harold GOREY, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919; 3299 Sapper Charles Edward GOREY, 1st Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 5 April 1918; 2864 Corporal William Evans GOREY, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919; Cousins (1st): 228 Corporal Frank Daniel GOREY, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 June 1916; 3799 Corporal Benjamin GOREY, 8th Mobile Veterinary Section, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
Other details

Name at birth: James Daniel GOREY.

Enlisted under age.

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal