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Arthur Reginald GUNSON

Regimental number1974
Place of birthWaterloo, near Myrtleford, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMrs Ethel Gunson (mother), Waterloo via Myrtleford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Arthur Gunson, Myrtleford, Victoria
Previous military serviceMember of a Rifle Club
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 3 May 1918
Place of burialAire Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Ethel GUNSON. Native of Waterloo, Victoria
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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