Gordon Levason CURLEWIS


CURLEWIS, Gordon Levason

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 16 October 1914, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Victoria, 19 March 1885
Home Town: Bunbury, Bunbury, Western Australia
Schooling: Not known
Occupation: Salesman
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bunbury War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Perth, Western Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN Officer, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Gordon Leveson CURLEWIS was born in 1885 in Victoria

His parents were George Campbell CURLEWIS and Lilla May GEORGE

Gordon married Margaret Rox JOHNSTON in 1913 in Western Australia


Three of his brothers also served in WW1 with two losing their lives

Selwin Lord CURLEWIS (SN6)  died 1915

Arthur Grenville CURLEWIS (SN1004) died of wounds 1915

George Campbell CURLEWIS (SN5) returned to Australia in 1915