Name: David James Lacey Gaston

 

Birth Date: 1883 Where: South Australia
Died: 3 May, 1917 Where: Bullecourt, France
Place of Enlistment: Blackboy Hill Age: 32
Serial Number: 1709 Battalion: 28th
Rank on Enlistment: Private Rank on Discharge/Death: Lance Corporal

Awards: 1914 - 15 Star, British War Medal 1914 - 1920, Victory Medal,

 

Photograph Gaston

Service Details:

 

 

25 February

1915                      Blackboy Hill Training camp

9 June

1915                      Embarked from Fremantle

August

1915                      Embarked Egypt

10 Sept. – 12 Dec.

1915                      Gallipoli

21 March

1916                      France

6/7 June

1916                      Trench Raid

29 July – 27 Aug.

1916                      Pozieres (Sausage Valley)

4 August

1916                      Pozieres

6 September

1916                      Belgium

October

1916                      Ypres and Dernacourt

3 November

1916                      Battle of Ancres Heights & Fricourt

Febuary

1917                      Warlencourt

March

1917                      Attack on Malt Trench

29 March

1917                      Appointed L/Corporal

3 May

1917                      Killed, Battle of Bullecourt (Hindenburg Line)

 

 

 

 

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