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Edward Harold GOREY

Regimental number3397
Date of birth16 August 1888
Place of birthCorop, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCook
AddressShepparton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, E Gorey, Shepparton, Victoria
Enlistment date26 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3533 Pte Daniel James GOREY, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, died of wounds, 13 October 1918; 3299 Sapper Charles Edward GOREY, 1st Tunnelling Company, 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

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 December 1971
Age at death83
Place of burialCremated: Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria

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