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Thomas John GILLINGS

Regimental number2874
Place of birthCampbelltown, South Australia
SchoolCannington State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressCampbelltown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Hannah Elizabeth Gillings, Queen's Park, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 27 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateDied of disease 1 May 1918
Place of death or woundingJordan Valley
Age at death27
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 151), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah GILLINGS, Queen's Park, Western Australia

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