Andrew Flinders GWYNNE


GWYNNE, Andrew Flinders

Service Number: 37187
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Eurella, South Australia, 8 August 1896
Home Town: Jolimont, Subiaco, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 9 April 1918, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
Plot XXX111, Row F,Grave 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Jolimont Fallen Soldiers Honour Roll, Jolimont Hall Honour Roll, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial, Subiaco Methodist Church HR
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World War 1 Service

9 Nov 1917: Involvement Gunner, SN 37187, Field Artillery Brigades
9 Nov 1917: Embarked Gunner, SN 37187, Field Artillery Brigades, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
9 Apr 1918: Involvement Gunner, SN 37187, 11th Field Artillery Brigade

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Andrew Flinders GWYNNE was born on 8th August, 1896 in Eurella, South Australia

His parents were Andrew GWYNNE and Margaret MORROW

He enlisted 2nd January, 1917 with the Field Artillery Brigade & had previous service with the 87th Infantry

He died of gunshot wounds in the 18th General Hospital on 9th April, 1918


Kalgoorlie Miner Newspaper article - 1st May, 1918

Mr. & Mrs. Gwynne of 86 Jersey St Jolimont have received word of the death of their youngest son -Andrew Flinders Gwynne as the result of a gunshot wound in the right leg

He died at the 18th General Hospital on 9th April


Andrew received the British War Medal & Victory Medal