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William John GILLES

Regimental number1103
Place of birthJamestown, South Australia
SchoolSt Joseph's School, Thebarton, SA (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressChurchill Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinCousin, Miss Anne O'Donohue, 2 Claxton Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date12 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 4 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialBologne Eastyern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 100), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: angus and Mary GILLES

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