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William Clifford GILLIES

Regimental number*8598
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolState School, Claremont, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
Addressc/o Peters and Gillies, monumental sculptors, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gillies, c/o Peters and Gillies, monumental sculptors, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board A59 Botanist on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 28 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 16), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth GILLIES, Aberdare Road, Subiaco, Western Australia. Native of Victoria, Australia

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