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Gordon John FARMER

Regimental number2276
Place of birthToongabbie Victoria
SchoolState Schools, Traralgon and Nambrok, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer and grazier
AddressHarston PO, Harston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Richard Farmer, Tatura, Victoria
Previous military service13th ALH; Served in Sale Light Horse.
Enlistment date7 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Anzac Battalion, Imperial Camel Brigade
FateKilled in Action 6 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death20.6
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 47), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Mary FARMER, Flinders, Victoria. native of Nambrok, Victoria
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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