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Oswald GUNN

Regimental number1454
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressMyola, Wallserd Avenue, Haberfield , New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Gunn, Myola, Wallserd Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military service31st Infantry (3 years)
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Family/military connectionsSecond period of service, see 60219 Oswald George GUNN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Admitted to Valetta Military Hospital, Malta, 14 June 1915 (gunshot wound, left forearm); transferred to Intarfa Hospital, Malta, 7 July 1915; to St Patrick's Hospital, Malta, 21 August 1915; embarked for England, 5 September 1915; to Military Hospital, Fulham, London, 12 September 1915.

Marched into No 2 Command Depot, England, 18 December 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Suevic', 11 March 1916; disembarked, 22 April 1916; discharged (medically unfit), 9 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GUNN Oswald

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