Walter Herbert GAMMON

GAMMON, Walter Herbert

Service Number: 5699
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Beechwood, Victoria, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Healesville, Yarra Ranges, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 11 March 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Warlencourt British Cemetery
Warlencourt British Cemetery, Warlencourt-Eaucourt, Arras, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Beechworth War Memorial, Healesville Avenue of Honour, Healesville WW1 Honor Roll, Kangaroo Ground Shire of Eltham Tower of Remembrance
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World War 1 Service

25 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, 5699, 24th Infantry Battalion
25 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, 5699, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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Walter Herbert GAMMON was born in 1874 in Beechwood in Victoria His parents were George GAMMON and Kate BURGIS S/N 5699 he joined 24th Battalion on 25.1.1916 Killed in Action 11.3.1917 Buried Warlencourt British Cemetery Plot IV , Row F, Grave 34, France His father George received a Memorial Plaque & Scroll and his Victory Medal Walter also earned a British War Medal His parents George & Kate are both buried in Kew (Boroondara) Cemetery in Victoria His father died in 1925 & his mother in 1929