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Arthur Allan GILCHRIST

Regimental number69032
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSchool teacher
Address34 Berkeley Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, R Gilchrist, 34 Berkeley Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date15 October 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Carpentaria on 7 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll (ship probably recalled owing to cessation of hostilities on 11 November 1918).
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [2474] Lt Harold GILCHRIST, 6th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; Captain Robert Bruce GILCHRIST, 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 September 1918; Lt Andrew Hardie GILCHRIST, 10th General Service Reinforcements, returned to Australia, 4 January 1919.
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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