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Philip David GUNTER

Regimental number1690
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressLady Barron, Flinders Island, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas John Gunter, Lady Barron, Flinders Island
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 December 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date26 April 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1691 Gunner Frank GUNTER, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Married Jessie S. Archibald, spinster, aged 24, 17 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Napier', 23 December 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 10 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 26 April 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 August 1942
SourcesNAA: B2455, GUNTER Philip David

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