Gideon Elmore MARGERY


MARGERY, Gideon Elmore

Service Numbers: VX107867 - V320128, VX107867
Enlisted: 21 September 1942
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: Royal Australian Artillery
Born: Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia, 22 August 1908
Home Town: Barnawartha, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Illness, Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia, 19 March 1947, aged 38 years
Cemetery: Barnawartha General Cemetery
Church of England Section 8, Grave 271
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Barnawartha War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

21 Sep 1942: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN VX107867 - V320128
21 Sep 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN VX107867
28 Jan 1946: Discharged Australian Army (Post WW2), Gunner, SN VX107867, Royal Australian Artillery, 52 Australian Composite Australian Artillery

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Gideon Elmore MARGERY was born on 22nd August, 1908 in Barnawartha, Victoria

His parents were Gideon James MARGERY & Pauline Elizabeth KLINGE

He enlisted on 21st September , 1942 and served as a Gunner in the Royal Australian Artillery - his last unit was 52 Australian Composite Australian Artillery

He returned to Australia and was discharged on 28th January, 1946

Gideon died of Illness on 19th March, 1947 in Wangaratta, Victoria and is buried in the Barnawartha Cemetery in Victoria - his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial


His brother Benjamin George MARGERY (SN VX31555) also served in WW2 and died on 27th June, 1941