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Gordon Leslie SCURRAH

Regimental number2224
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation assistant
Address12 Mears avenue, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 10.5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinFather, D. Scurrah, 12 Mears avenue, Randwick, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets 12 mths
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A4 Pera on 22 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Alice SCURRAH. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date16 March 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 12 July 1918; disembarked Sydney, 17 August 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 16 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death9 July 1938
Age at death39
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCURRAH Gordon Leslie

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