Christian GISLER

Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Cairns
Occupation
Fireman
Enlisted
08-February-1917
Place
Cairns
Age
21
Status
Single
Service No
1446
Rank
Sapper
Unit
Railway Unit Section 4
Embarked
11-May-1917
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
Sapper
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
21 March 1918
Place
near Peronne, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Tincourt New British Cemetery, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and Toowoomba Railway Honour Board.

 

Christian Gisler arrived in France in January 1918 with the 4th Australian Broad Guage Railway Company. He was killed in action on 23 March 1918 near Peronne and buried at the British Military Cemetery at Fricourt. In 1919 his remains were exhumed and re-interred at Tincourt New British Cemetery.

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