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Oswald George GUNN

Regimental number60219
Place of birthMarrickville, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressHaberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, D. Gunn, 26 Walker Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military service3rd Bn, AIF (discharged as medically unfit)
Enlistment date22 April 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th General Service Reinforcements
FateDied of disease 15 October 1918
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
36
Family/military connectionsPrevious period of service, see 1454 Oswald GUNN
Other details

Embarked, 4 September 1918, and promoted to Voyage Only Corporal, the same day.

Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 10 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Died, 15 October 1918.

Buried at sea, 16 October 1918.

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

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