|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|School||St Mary's School, East End, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||22|
|Address||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Father, William John Gallacher, Kennedy Drive, Patrick West, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/14/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Headquarters, Australian Mounted Division|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Died on board HS 'Essaye'.|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death from cemetery records||34|
|Place of burial||At sea|
|Commemoration details||Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Susan GALLACHER, 18 Bridge Street, Patrick, Glasgow, Scotland|
War service: Egypt, Palestine.
Marched into 'A' Details, Moascar, Egypt, 4 April 1917.
Attached to Australian Remount Depot, Heliopolis, 10 June 1917.
Proceeded to Anzac Mounted Division Headquarters, 15 June 1917; taken on strength of Anzac Mounted Division Headquarters, 17 June 1917.
Proceeded to Desert Mounted Corps Headquarters, 10 August 1917; attached to Desert Mounted Corps Headquarters, 11 August 1917.
Detached from Desert Mounted Corps Headquarters, 24 August 1917.
Evacuated to hospital, 13 January 1918.
Admitted to Scott Horse Field Ambulance, 2 February 1918; discharged, 6 February 1918; marched into 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 7 February 1918.
Marched into Reinforcements Camp, 15 February 1918.
Marched into 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 15 March 1918.
Detached to Cookery School, 28 March 1918; marched into 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, 12 April 1918.
Transferred to 9th Light Horse Regiment, 23 April 1918; marched into 9th Light Horse Regiment, 8 May 1918.
Found guilty, Jerusalem, 27 June 1918, of (1) disobedience of General Routine Order, in that he was in a brothel; (2) being in Jerusalem without a pass: awarded 14 days' confined to camp, and forfeits 7 days' pay.
Admitted to No 3 Field Ambulance, 9 July 1918 (sores, penis); transferred to No 66 Casualty Clearing Station, 9 July 1918; to No 44 Stationary Hospital, 11 July 1918; to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 14 July 1918; discharged, 19 July 1918, and marched into 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 23 July 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 23 July 1918; rejoined 9th Light Horse Regiment, 25 July 1918.
Evacuated to hospital, 6 October 1918.
Died, at sea, 13 October 1918 (influenza, supervening collapse).
Buried at sea by Chaplain A.V. PANTATLERESCA, 13 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GALLAGHER William|