Edward GUNNING

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GUNNING, Edward

Service Number: 1590
Enlisted: 21 December 1914, Seymour, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wy Yung, Victoria, 1891
Home Town: Bairnsdale, East Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Wy Yung State School
Occupation: Surveyor
Died: Killed in Action , Gallipoli, 29 November 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot I, Row C, Grave 30
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Queenscliffe Royal Australian Garrison Artillery Third Military District Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

21 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1590, Seymour, Victoria, Australia
25 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1590, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1590, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
29 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1590, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

His younger brother 1597 Pte. John Charles Gunning (/explore/people/292402) enlisted at the same time and both were posted to the same unit and embarked together. 

John survived and returned to Australia in  January 1917

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