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Regimental number2656
Place of birthEudunda, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinSister, Mrs Ruth Hines, Eudunda, South Australia
Enlistment date2 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 September 1918
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave No. 16), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Janet GOSDEN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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