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Service Number 7356. Died of Wounds 15th August 1918. 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, Bailleul, France.

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  • Gosford District Casualties of World War One

    Bragg, Edmund Allen Service Number 1494

    Killed in Action 19th May 1915 Gallipoli Peninsula

    Gosford District Casualties of World War One

    Harding, Gilbert Service Number 7356

    Died of Wounds 15th August 1918 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, Bailleul, France

  • Gosford City Council gratefully acknowledges the voluntary efforts of

    Benalyn Campbell

    And Vivienne Tranter

    in compiling this resource

    The information in this file has been extracted from official records

    held in the

    The Australian War Memorial and

    National Archives of Australia

    ( Commonwealth of Australia [National Archives of Australia] 2013)

    Further information on this soldier may be found online at:

    Commonwealth War Graves

    The AIF project

    Content advisory: This file may potentially contain disturbing accounts of service-related injury and death, disease and family grief. Adult supervision is recommended for children

    using these resources. Individual files should be viewed within the context

    provided by wider research on service conditions in the 1st AIF.

    This resource is presented by Gosford City Council

    for research purposes only. Please note that copyright for resources

    contained within remains with the original copyright owners.

  • NAME Harding, Gilbert

    SERVICE NO 7356

    UNIT

    RANK Private

    AGE at Enlistment 36 yrs 7 mths

    PLACE OF BIRTH Parramatta, NSW

    ADDRESS Kanwal, via Wyong, NSW

    OCCUPATION Orchardist

    DATE OF ENLISTMENT 3 Feb 1917

    PLACE OF ENLIST-MENT

    Sydney

    PREVIOUS SERVICE

    NEXT OF KIN Wife;- Edith Harding, Kanwal, via Wyong NSW

    PHYSICAL DESCRIP-TION

    Height-58. Weight-146lbs. Chest-38-40. Complexion-Fair. Eyes-Blue. Hair-Fair. Scars both knees, 5 Moles L/Back

    RELIGION

    EMBARKED 10 May 1917 Melbourne Victoria per Clan Macgillivray.

    DISEMBARKED 26 Jul 1917 Plymouth

    NOTES

    WOUNDED/ILLNESS 14 Aug 1918- SW Head, Arms & Legs

    DIED 15 Aug 1918- 53rd

    Casualty Clearing Station

    BURIED Daques (Dacurs) Communal Cemetery Ext. West of Corbie - Pl 4 Row B Gve 33. by F B Thurlow.

    MEDALS British War Medal-56893, Victory Medal-55933. Memorial Plaque & Scroll- 349465.

    DEPENDANTS

    PERSONAL EFFECTS 1 Purse, 2 Coins, 2 Letters, Photos, Cards/

    WILL

    CORRESPONDENCE Wife.

    NSW BDM Birth-1881-13818 reg Parramatta ptns Provis & Elizabeth Marriage- 1905-3233 reg Sydney to Edith Fennell Ancestry.com Parents Provis Harding & Elizabeth Latty. Also see portrait

  • Gosford Times 29th August 1918 Word has been received that Pte. Gilbert Harding of the 3rd battalion, died of wounds on 15th instant. The deceased soldier was a resident of Kanwal, and was 37 years of age. He leaves a wife and four children, the eldest 11 years and the youngest 19 months, to mourn their loss.

  • Abridged record/s courtesy of the National Archives of Australia (NAA) Series No: B2455 Item Barcode: 4245903

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  • Abridged record/s courtesy of the National Archives of Australia (NAA) Series No: B2455 Item Barcode: 4245903

  • Abridged record/s courtesy of the National Archives of Australia (NAA) Series No: B2455 Item Barcode: 4245903

  • Abridged record/s courtesy of the National Archives of Australia (NAA) Series No: B2455 Item Barcode: 4245903