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David Edward BOUND

Regimental number1079
Place of birthLatrobe, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
Address75 Darling Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Bound, Ocean Grove, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Imperial Camel Brigade
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Date of death19 April 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XII, Row E, Grave No. 9), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Rose BOUND, Sheffield, Tasmania. Born at Latrobe, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915; admitted to Gallipoli Peninsula Hospital, 1 May 1915 (gun shot wound, arm); returned to duty, 12 May 1915; admitted to Casualty Clearing Station, 20 August 1915 (sick); transferred to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance Dressing Station, 21 August 1915 (septic hand and influenza); discharged to duty, 23 August 1915; found guilty, 27 November 1915 of (1) conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline in that he was insolent to an NCO on parade, 27 November 1915; (2) neglecting to obey an order of an NCO while on active service, 27 November 1915: awarded 7 days’ Field Punishment No 2; disembarked Alexandria, 29 December 1915.

Transferred to Imperial Camel Corps, Tel-el-Kebir, 27 January 1916; taken on strength, 30 January 1916.

Appointed temporary Lance Corporal, 24 February 1916; appointed temporary Corporal, 24 February 1916.

Embarked Sollum, disembarked Alexandria, 1 September 1916; embarked Alexandria, disembarked Sollum, 6 September 1916.

Taken on strength, 1st Anzac Bn, Imperial Camel Brigade, 11 November 1916.

Embarked Sollum, disembarked Alexandria, 24 November 1916.

Passed as 1st Class Gunner at School of Instruction, 9 December 1916.

Embarked Alexandria, disembarked Sollum, 16 December 1916.

Killed in action, 19 April 1917 while in temporary occupation of a Turkish redoubt during the advance to Gaza.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOUND David Edward

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