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John Alfred GILKES

Regimental number137
Place of birthVIC: POE Liverpool New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOverseer
AddressKemtsford Heath, High Street, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Mary Gilkes, Kemtsford Heath, High Stret, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917

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