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Regimental number547
Place of birthWest Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolKing St State School, West Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address503 Crompton Street, Ballarat North, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, William John Gillman, 503 Crompton Street, Ballarat North, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed with Garrison Artillery, Queenscliff.
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 December 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death32
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 42), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Mary GILLMAN, 503 Crompton Street, Ballarat, Victoria. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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