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Albert William GOURLAY

Regimental number1325
Place of birthCottonwood Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIron worker
Address22 Cliff Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Gourlay, 22 Cliff Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentWHLR
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1390 Driver Alfred Henry Jess GOURLAY, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 23 October 1918.

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