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Joseph Patrick GUNNING

Regimental number538
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address83 Fig Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Fergerson, 83 Fig Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDelville Wood Cemetery (Plot XV, Row Q, Grave NO. 8), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Kate GUNNING, 3 Catherine Street, Forest Lodge, Sydney
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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