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Reginald Buchanan GAILLARD

Regimental number298
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressJames Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 7.5"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinFather, Harry Gaillard, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the 16th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1916
Discharge date2 October 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Clan McGillivray', 10 July 1916; discharged (medically unfit), 2 October 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GAILLARD Reginald Buchanan

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