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Reginald Leslie GORHAM

Regimental number6915
Date of birth26 February 1898
Place of birthBoorowa, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Gorham, Rye Park via Burrowa, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II as N77613, Lance Corporal, HQ POW Group, Cowra; enlisted 16 August 1940; discharged, 8 October 1941.
Date of death22 March 1968
Age at death70
Place of burialRye Park Cemetery, New South Wales

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