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Gustav Arnold LIERSCH

Regimental number2329
Place of birthWarracknabeal, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressHome Croft via Warracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Gustav Arnold Liersch, Home Croft via Warracknabeal, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death25.4
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row Q, Grave No. 3), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Gustav and Rachel LIERSCH, HOMECROFT, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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