Archibald James GOSLING

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GOSLING, Archibald James

Service Number: 882
Enlisted: 26 February 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Le Fevre Peninsula, South Australia, 9 January 1880
Home Town: Glanville, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 5 June 1918, aged 38 years
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Block Q, Plot 11, Row 1, Grave 10
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Adelaide St Paul's Church Memorial Alcove
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World War 1 Service

26 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 882, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 882, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 882, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
26 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 882, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Merris (France), Gassed

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward Gosling and Jessie MacPherson of Semaphore Road, Glanville, South Australia; borther of Charles MacPherson and Mary Ann Funder (nee Gosling). Fiancee was Christie Pearce of Bower Crescent, Port Adelaide

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal