Gilbert Audinwood ORCHARD


ORCHARD, Gilbert Audinwood

Service Number: 813
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 20 November 1882
Home Town: Northam, Northam, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Surveyor's Assistant
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 29 April 1915, aged 32 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 34
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Northam Fallen, Northam Memorial Hospital
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 813, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 813, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 813, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Orchard and Annie Maria Orchard nee Murphy of North Adelaide, SA. Brother of Annie Maria Willis nee Orchard, Bernard Garth Turner Orchard, Beatrice Flora Louisa Orchard, Emily Barbara Eleanora Orchard, Edward Maurice Orchard and Geoffrey Duncan Orchard

Next of kin given as his sister Trixie Orchard of 8 Kings Park Road, Perth, WA

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