Alfred GOSTELOW

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GOSTELOW, Alfred

Service Number: 2816
Enlisted: 28 June 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Palmwoods, Queensland, 1882
Home Town: Weipa, Cook, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Pneumonia following Measles, At sea (HMAT Ayrshire), 27 September 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at sea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
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World War 1 Service

28 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2816, Enlisted at Brisbane
1 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2816, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
1 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2816, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Roseden Gostelow of Weipa Mission Station, Thursday Island. Father of Frederick Edwin Gostelow

Medals: British War Medal