Air Mechanic Second Class Harold Edmund GAMBLE 

Service No: 906
Born: Cassilis NSW, August 1893
Enlisted in the Army: 24 July 1916
Unit: No. 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Ground Operations, France, 22 October 1917, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Emily Gamble, of “Glenheather,” 68 Gardeners Road, Mascot, New South Wales. Born at Leadville, New South Wales
Place of Association: Leadville NSW
Remembered: Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Air Mechanic Gamble was in France serving with No. 1 Aircraft Deport RFC when he was posted to No. 4 Squadron pending its arrival in France.  He was killed in ground operations prior to the Squadron’s deployment.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, GAMBLE H E


Cutlack, F.M. (Frederic Morley) The Australian Flying Corps in the Western and Eastern Theatres of War 1914-8, Angus and Robertson Ltd Sydney, 1941 – Appendix No. 4
Richards, E.J. (Edward John) Australian Airmen: History of the 4th Squadron, publisher unknown, c1919

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