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Gilbert O'Connor EDDINGTON

Regimental number32394
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address8 Central Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs L M Eddington, 8 Central Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 24
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave No. 8), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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