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Benjamin John GOUGH

Regimental number10578
Place of birthHay, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNarrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Gough, Narrandera, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 months in the 11th Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll10518
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date25 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 31 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 25 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 March 1955
Age at death65
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, GOUGH Benjamin John

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