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Gordon Geoffrey STEENSON

Regimental number2235
Date of birth6 August 1895
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLocomotive cleaner
AddressMoorbank, Liverpool, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Steenson, Moorbank, Liverpool, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 14 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 10), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Kate Ada PETTITT (formerly STEENSON), Moorbank, Liverpool, New South Wales and the late John STEENSON
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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