Frederick GOSLING

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GOSLING, Frederick

Service Number: 4119
Enlisted: 13 September 1915, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Braidwood, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, France, 2 August 1918
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Plot X, Row C, Grave 10 Rev. F.W. Tugwell officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4119, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney
8 Mar 1916: Involvement SN 4119, 17th Infantry Battalion
8 Mar 1916: Embarked SN 4119, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Sydney
21 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal
1 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal
15 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant
2 Aug 1918: Involvement SN 4119, 17th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Enlisted as Fred Gosling

Son of John and Elizabeth Gosling of 'Herbertville', Bunnerong Road, South Kensington, NSW; previously of Monkittee Street, Braidwood

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal