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John GURNEY

Regimental number7743
Place of birthSydney
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAlexandria, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Gurney, 42 Renwick Street, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service34th Infantry
Enlistment date6 November 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot Xx, Row F, Grave No. I), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth GURNEY, 42 Renwick Street, Alexandria, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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