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Gifford FLETCHER

Regimental number5086
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address11 Fenwick Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Fletcher, 11 Fenwick Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Place of enlistmentPrahran, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Date of death12 December 1920
Place of burialMelbourne, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mrs E. FLETCHER
Discharge date8 March 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 3 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 8 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, FLETCHER Gifford

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