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Regimental number759
Place of birthColdstream, Victoria
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
AddressGrafton, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs M M Gillies, Cowper, Clarence River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 3, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll759A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Kenneth and Annie GILLIES; husband of Mabel GILLIES, Cowper, Clarence River, New South Wales

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