Service Number: 1078
Enlisted: 28 September 1914, Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales, 1895
Home Town: Galston, Hornsby Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Galston Public School
Occupation: Bread Carter
Died: Died of wounds, France, 12 September 1918
Cemetery: La Chapelette British and Indian Cemetery, Peronne
Plot III, Row B, Grave 7, La Chapelette British and Indian Cemetery, Peronne, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Galston War Memorial, Norwest Mitchell Remembers Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1078, 4th Infantry Battalion, Sydney
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 1078, 4th Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 1078, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Fedor GARTUNG was born in Hornsby, NSW in 1895

His parents were Anton Heinrich GARTUNG & Susan CURRAN who married in Sydney in 1890

He enlisted in Sydney on 28th September, 1914 & embarked from Sydney with the 4th Infantry Battalion, F CCompany on 20th October, 1914 on the HMAT Euripedes

Fedor died of wounds at the 53rd Clearing Station on 12th September, 1918 and is buried in the La Chapelette British & Indian Cemetery - his name is memorialised on the Austrlaian War Memorial & the Galston War Memorial


Two of his brothers also served during WW1

1. Frederick GARTUNG (SN 5385)  killed in action 3rd November, 1916

2. Leopold GARTUNG (SN 554) returned to Australia in 1920