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Regimental number8853
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher and farmer
AddressBridge Street, Epping, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Gillett, Bridge Street, Epping, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4387 Driver Cyril GILLETT, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, killed in action, 11 January 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Date of death8 April 1958
Place of burialNorth Rocks Cemetery

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