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Regimental number1946
Place of birthTerang Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressYarrowee Street, Sebastopol, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Neil Gillespie, Yarrowee Street, Sebastopol, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Depot Unit of Supply
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1947 Pte Neil Joseph GILLESPIE, 39th Bn, died of wounds, 24 December 1916.

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