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Alfred Charles GILLETT

Regimental number6582
Place of birthCradock, South Australia
SchoolBurra Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressCockburn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 11.25"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Gillett, Cockburn, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death29.10
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 19), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Sarah GILLETT, Cockburn, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GILLETT Alfred Charles

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