|Place of birth||Orange, New South Wales|
|Other Names||Walter Vel|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Haberfield, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs F A Gors, Chandos Street, Haberfield, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 21st Infantry (Compulsory Military Training scheme).|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||April 1917 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/99/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Field Ambulance|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Namer recorded incorrectly on Nominal Roll as Walter Nel GORS|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 14 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 October 1917; taken on strength, 6th Field Ambulance, in the field, 8 October 1917.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 4 May 1918 (trench fever), and transferred same day to 4th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 28, 6 May 1918, and admitted to 3rd General Hospital, Le Treport); to Convalescent Depot, Havre, 14 May 1918; to Base Depot, 1 June 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 12 June 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 24 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 9 November 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 18 November 1918 (influenza); to Convalescent Depot, Havre, 26 November 1918; to Base Depot, 30 December 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 13 January 1919.
Detached to 20th Casualty Clearing Station, 25 January 1919; rejoined unit from detachment, 5 February 1919.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 1 May 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 18 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919 (nursing staff); disembarked Melbourne, 7 September 1919; discharged, Sydney, 21 March 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Walter Nel Gervois GORS.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GORS Walter Uel Gervois|