George GAVIN

George Gavin Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Pechey
Occupation
Stockman
Enlisted
06-August-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
1566
Rank
Trooper
Unit
5th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcements
Embarked
30-November-1915
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
January 1919
Notes

Brother of 482 Private James Gavin (KIA), 2341 Trooper John Joseph Gavin, 3261 Private Patrick Joseph Gavin and 3262 Private Stephen Gavin.

 

George Gavin arrived in Egypt in January 1916. In March he was deployed at Serapeum defending the Suez Canal. In October 1918 he contracted malaria and was admitted to Cairo’s Boulaq Convalescent Depot. He returned to Australia in January 1919.

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