Fred GASKELL

Badge Number: 1633, Sub Branch: Hallett
1633

GASKELL, Fred

Service Numbers: 315, S73397
Enlisted: 14 February 1915, Keswick, SA
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 10th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Stirling East, SA, 16 March 1896
Home Town: Hallett, Goyder, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: University student
Died: Daw Park, SA, 1 October 1969, aged 73 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
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Memorials: Adelaide University of Adelaide WW1 Honour Roll, Aldgate War Memorial, Hallett Sub Branch R.S.S.A.I.L.A. Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

14 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 315, 27th Infantry Battalion, Keswick, SA
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, 315, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 315, 27th Infantry Battalion
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 315, 27th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

24 Apr 1942: Involvement Lieutenant, S73397, 10th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
24 Apr 1942: Enlisted Hallett, SA
24 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, S73397
28 Nov 1945: Discharged

World War 1 Service

Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Henry GASKELL and Caroline Elizabeth nee KNIGHT