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Gordon John STAUDE

Regimental number3008
Place of birthAngaston, South Australia
SchoolCannawgra Public School
AddressBordertown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 4.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Staude, Bordertown, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A65 Clan Mcewan on 9 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 25 October 1918
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death27.5
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 16), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Edward and Jessie STAUDE, Bordertown, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2482 Pte Lindsay STEER, 27th Bn, died of wounds, 27 February 1917; seven other cousins served with the AIF and returned.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine.

Marched into 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 9 November 1916.

Proceeded to unit, 26 January 1917; taken on strength of 3rd Light Horse Regiment, El Arish, 28 January 1917.

Appointed Driver, 18 September 1918.

Evacuated to hospital, 7 October 1918; admitted to No 31 General Hospital, Abbassia, 16 October 1918; placed on Dangerously Ill List, 21 October 1918.

Died, No 31 General Hospital, 25 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Buried by Reverend W.E. Cullwick, Cairo New Cemetery, 28 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, STAUDE Gordon John

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