Gifford FLETCHER

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FLETCHER, Gifford

Service Number: 5086
Enlisted: 8 February 1916, Enlisted at Prahran, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Collinwood, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Clifton Hill, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Service, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 19 December 1920
Cemetery: Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton
Congregational Section, Row E, Grave 91
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5086, Enlisted at Prahran, Victoria
1 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5086, 8th Infantry Battalion
1 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5086, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Melbourne
8 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 5086, 3rd Machine Gun Company, Discharged as Medically Unfit
19 Dec 1920: Involvement Private, SN 5086, 3rd Machine Gun Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of  Rose Fletcher; husband of Mrs. E. Fletcher of Caulfield

On the 3 December 1918 he boarded HT Leicestershire to return to Australia where he disembarked on 22 January 1919 at Melbourne for discharge

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal