Gordon LAKE

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LAKE, Gordon

Service Number: 711
Enlisted: 28 August 1915, Enlisted at Broadmeadows
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Norwood, South Australia, 1886
Home Town: Norwood, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Baker
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 9 December 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11,Row D, Grave 1
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 711, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 711, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
28 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 711, Enlisted at Broadmeadows

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was 50 Cameron Street, Paddington, NSW

Son of Alex and Edith Lake of Edward Street, Norwood, SA

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