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William James Todd GILLIES

Regimental number6310
Place of birthTapanui, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressManly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, M Gillies, 86 Jenkin Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be William James Gillies on NR
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Abraham Murdoch GILLIES, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 November 1954
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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