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Charles E. Gunn


1st Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: A. Henry
  • Plaque: 1650

Additional Info

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Charles Edward Gunn was a carpenter, born and living in Sebastapol , when he enlisted on the 5th January 1915. He was 22 years old and single. He was sent to the 21st Infantry Battalion , with Regimental No. 858. During his training he was promoted to Corporal. On the voyage from Egypt to Gallipoli as a re-enforcement his troopship, HMAT Southland was torpedoed and Private Gunn was drowned. He is buried at East Mudros Military Cemetery, Greece.
Tree No. 1650

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour