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Eneas Daniel Alexander GILLIS

Regimental number22064
Place of birthDubbo, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Address'Havilah', Whatmore Street, Bay Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height6' 0.75"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs V.M. Gillis, same address
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of hammer toe)
Enlistment date20 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameEngineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date21 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devon', 8 October 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 21 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GILLIS Eneas Daniel Alexander

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