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Noel Gordon TAMPLING

Regimental number5300
Place of birthHawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolKew State School, Victoria
Address10 Edgerton Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.1
Height5' 7"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, J.W. Tampling, 10 Egerton Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Divisional Signal Company, 13th Reinforcement, 2nd Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1918
Place of death or woundingnr Billincourt, France
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBrie British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 3) France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John William Alice Martha TAMPLING, 10 Edgerton Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: 3036 Pte Sydney William Harold GREEN, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916; 1181 Pte Ernest Harold TURNER, 15th Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 13 August 1918; 5471 Pte Frederick Claude TURNER, 8th Bn, killed in action, 9 August 1918; 2269 Pte Victor Stanley TURNER, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 June 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAMPLING Noel Gordon
Red Cross File No 2690301L

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