Gordon Lewis PRICE

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PRICE, Gordon Lewis

Service Number: 15
Enlisted: 24 September 1915, Place of enlistment - Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Capetown, South Africa, 1894
Home Town: Carlton North, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Dock District School, Cape Town
Occupation: Horse Breaker
Died: Killed in action, France, 30 October 1916
Cemetery: Anzac Cemetery, Sailly-sur-la-Lys
Plot II, Row A, Grave 1
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 15, Mining Corps, Place of enlistment - Melbourne, Victoria
20 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 15, Mining Corps, Embarked on HMAT 'A38' Ulysses from Sydney on 20th February 1916 disembarking Marseilles, France 5th May 1916, then entrained for Hazebrouck detraining on 8th May 1916.
3 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company)
30 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 15, 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company)

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of John and Elizabeth PRICE. Native of Cape Town, South Africa