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Gordon Frederick MUIR

Regimental number2127
Place of birthMacklin Street, Unley, South Australia
SchoolUnley and Goodwood Public Schools, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMacklin Street, Hyde Park road, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Muir, Macklin Street, Hyde Park road, South Australia
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2127A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.3
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Goodwood Public School Roll of Honor. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Francis and Margaret MUIR, Macklin Street, Unley, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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