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Australian Army Crest

James GOSSIPAge: 32 years18861918

Name
James GOSSIP
Given names
James
Surname
GOSSIP
Birth July 28, 1886 32 36
Citation details: 21069/1886 GOSSIP JAMES JOHN R EMILY STROUD
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Death of a maternal grandmotherMary CRABBE
September 22, 1892 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: 12486/1892 MCINTYRE MARY JAMES UNKNOWN STROUD
Text:

Family Name: McIntyre Given Names: Mary Birth Date: Death Date: 22 Sep 18?? Age: Remarks: w/James; mothe

Birth of a brotherHarold Edward GOSSIP
June 21, 1895 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: 27059/1895 GOSSIP HAROLD E JOHN R H EMILY STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Text:

N102265 GOSSIP HAROLD EDWIN : Service Number - N102265 : Date of birth - 21 Jun 1895 : Place of birth - STROUD NSW : Place of enlistment - GOSFORD NSW : Next of Kin - GOSSIP MILLICENT Access status: Not yet examined Location: Canberra 1939 - 1948

Death of a paternal grandmotherFrances Hayman HEARN
June 5, 1900 (Age 13 years)
Gossip - Frances Hayman
Gossip - Frances Hayman

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Citation details: 7100/1900 GOSSIP FRANCES H JOHN AGNES STROUD
Death of a brotherChristopher Charles GOSSIP
about 1905 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 415/1905 GOSSIP CHRISTOPHER C JOHN R H EMILY ANNANDALE
Death of a fatherRobert Hearn GOSSIP
about 1907 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 11349/1907 GOSSIP JOHN R H JAMES FRANCES STROUD
Death of a motherEmily McINTYRE
about 1910 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 46
Citation details: 4389/1910 GOSSIP EMILY JAMES MARY ANNANDALE
MarriageClara DUNBARView this family
about 1912 (Age 25 years)
Citation details: 10855/1912  GOSSIP JAMES DUNBAR CLARA PADDINGTON
Birth of a daughter
#1
Joyce Margaret GOSSIP
about 1913 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: GOSSIP JOYCE M 14036/1913  JAMES CLARA ANNANDALE
Marriage of a siblingArthur Edward BURROWSMary Frances GOSSIPView this family
about 1915 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 13030/1915 BURROWS ARTHUR E GOSSIP MARY F MURWILLUMBAH
Military
Type: Enlisted
August 22, 1916 (Age 30 years) Age: 30 1/12

Agency: Australian Imperial Force
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Marriage of a siblingHarold Edward GOSSIPMillicent BENNETTView this family
September 28, 1916 (Age 30 years)
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Text:

Harold Edwin/Edward Gossip 21.9.1895 (27059/Stroud) – 1948 (6309/Concord) Enlisted 27.8 1915 giving his occupation as dairy farmer. Wounded, gun shot wound to right leg 29.7.1916, France. Wounded again 5.5.1917, France and then gassed 23.5.1918. Invalided to UK 28.5.1918. m 28.9.1916 Sheffield, UK, Millicent Bennett c1894 (England) – 1.11.1970 (39904/Burwood, late of Terrigal, formerly of Lisarow) 76 yrs d/o Samuel Bennett. Returned to Australia on “Borda’ 2.2.1920. Harold enlisted again WWII 9.2.1942, N102265. In 1945 his address was Wamberal, via Gosford.

Birth of a son
#2
Reginald Dunbar GOSSIP
September 16, 1917 (Age 31 years)
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Reginald Dunbar Gossip 16.9.1917 (Chatswood) m 2.3.1942 (18649) St Paul’s, Rose Bay) Winnifred Helena Sinclair d/o E. H and Mrs. Enlisted 5.7.1941, NX71146 – 17.11.1945. He rose to Captain in the 2/6 Field Company

Occupation
Licensed surveyor

Death August 25, 1918 (Age 32 years)
Cause of death: Killed in action
Publication: Word document attached to email
Text:

James Gossip 28.7.1886 (21069/Stroud) - 25.5.1918 (France) Enlisted 22.8.1916 giving occupation as licensed surveyor of Chatswood. m 27.7.1912 (10855/Paddington, St Matthias’ Church) Clara Dunbar 1885 (23071/Scone) – 1959 (9821/Balmain) d/o John and Bertha. Embarked 31.10.1917 after attending officer training - Lieutenant. 28.3.1918 proceeded to France. Died of wounds received in action 25.8.1918

Burial August 25, 1918 (on the date of death)
Address: 1½ miles north, north east of Harbonnieres 7½ miles east south east of Corbie.
Cemetery: Lone Farm
Re-interred after August 1918 ( after death)
Address: I.C. 14
Cemetery: Heath
Gossip - James - Commemorative Certificate
Gossip - James - Commemorative Certificate

Note: Downloaded from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1876Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
elder brother
James Robert GOSSIP
Birth: June 19, 1877 23 27Port Stephens, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 30, 1879Port Stephens, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
Mary Frances GOSSIP
Birth: about 1879 25 29Port Stephens, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 13, 1947Wamberal, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
Christopher Charles GOSSIP
Birth: about 1881 27 31Stroud, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1905Annandale, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
Australian Army CrestJohn Arthur GOSSIP
Birth: July 17, 1883 29 33Stroud, New South Wales, Australia
Death: Private in the 25th Battalion, A.I.F.October 5, 1918Somme, France
3 years
himself
9 years
younger brother
Family with Clara DUNBAR - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1912Paddington, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
Joyce Margaret GOSSIP
Birth: about 1913 26 28Annandale, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 22, 1974Canberra, , Australian Capital Territory, Australia
5 years
son

BirthG - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 21069/1886 GOSSIP JAMES JOHN R EMILY STROUD
BirthGossip Family Tree
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BirthMilitary Record - Gossip - James
MarriageG - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 10855/1912  GOSSIP JAMES DUNBAR CLARA PADDINGTON
MilitaryGossip Family Tree
Publication: Word document attached to email
OccupationMilitary Record - Gossip - James
DeathGossip Family Tree
Publication: Word document attached to email
Text:

James Gossip 28.7.1886 (21069/Stroud) - 25.5.1918 (France) Enlisted 22.8.1916 giving occupation as licensed surveyor of Chatswood. m 27.7.1912 (10855/Paddington, St Matthias’ Church) Clara Dunbar 1885 (23071/Scone) – 1959 (9821/Balmain) d/o John and Bertha. Embarked 31.10.1917 after attending officer training - Lieutenant. 28.3.1918 proceeded to France. Died of wounds received in action 25.8.1918

DeathMilitary Record - Gossip - James
BurialMilitary Record - Gossip - James
Re-interredMilitary Record - Gossip - James