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Gordon WOOD

Regimental number1282
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionCongregational
OccupationHydraulic engineer
Address1 Little O'Grady Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 10"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Wood, 1 Little O'Grady Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Junior Cadets; 3 months in the Infantry; resigned at own request.
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918
Discharge date30 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 30 June 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 September 1918; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound, jnee; lost use of left leg), Melbourne, 30 October 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 July 1957
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOOD Gordon

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