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Regimental number1016
Place of birthStreaky Bay, South Australia
SchoolStreaky Bay Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTarcoola, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gilligan, Tarcoola, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 21 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1016A
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station.
FateDied of wounds 30 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Arthur Gerald Gilligan on NR
Age at death24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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