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Place of birthStroud, New South Wales
OccupationLicensed surveyor
Address'Avondale', Victoria Avenue, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara Gossip, 'Avondale', Victoria Avenue, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary GOSSIP; husband of Clara GOSSIP, "Avondale", Victoria Avenue, Chatswood, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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