David GEE

GEE, David

Service Numbers: 1136, 1090, 1136, 1090
Enlisted: 11 September 1914, Enlisted at Eaglehawk, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Eaglehawk, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Eaglehawk, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Eaglehawk State School, Victoria
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 8 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Helles Memorial, Cape Helles, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eaglehawk Loyal Catherine Lodge Honour Roll WW1, Eaglehawk Presbyterian Sunday School Roll of Honour, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Sailors Gully Eaglehawk North State School No. 1428 Honor Roll The Great War
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World War 1 Service

11 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1136, 1090, Enlisted at Eaglehawk, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 1136, 5th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '8' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Themistocles embarkation_ship_number: A32 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 1136, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
8 May 1915: Involvement Private, 1090, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1090 awm_unit: 7 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1915-05-08

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William James Gee and Susan Hannah Aspey, formerly Gee nee Charles, of Williams Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria.

Brother of Frederick Gee who returned to Australia on 21 January 1916 having served with the 7th Battalion;

John William Gee who died of Influenza in the Tower Hill Military Hospital, West Africa, on 21 October 1918. Buried in the Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery, Plot 1, Row A, Grave 8;

Thomas Gee who returned to Australia on 24 August 1918 having served with the 14th Battalion;

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal