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Henry Alfred GILLMORE

Regimental number3648
Place of birthMosman, New South Wales
OccupationBoot repairer
AddressMosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 2"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frederick George Gillmore, 4 Milton Avenue, Mosman, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 July 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Discharge date25 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 31 October 1917; admitted to hospital at sea, 9 November 1917 (tonsillitis); discharged, 13 November 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917.

Marched into 14th Training Bn, Hurdcott, 27 December 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 1 April 1918; marched into No 1 Overseas Camp, Calais, 1 April 1918.

Admitted to 10th Canadian General Hospital, Calais, 1 April 1918; transferred to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 15 April 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin); to No 10 Convalescent Depot, 17 April 1918; to No 5 Rest Camp, 25 April 1918; discharged to Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, 28 April 1918.

Marched out to unit, 3 May 1918; taken on strength, 13th Bn, 14 May 1918.

Wounded in action, France, 4 July 1918; admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 4 July 1918 (gun shot wound, left thigh); transferred to 5th Casualty Clearing Station, 4 July 1918; to Ambulance Train No 12, 4 July 1918; to 10th General Hospital, Rouen, 5 July 1918; embarked for England, 7 July 1918; admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Stourbridge Section, England, 8 July 1918; discharged, 17 July 1918; marched into No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 18 July 1918; sick to Brigade Hospital for dressing of wound, 21 July 1918; returned to No 3 Command Depot, 2 August 1918.

Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, 3 September 1918; marched into Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 3 September 1918; marched out to 3rd Training Brigade, 23 September 1918; marched into 12th Training Bn, Hurdcott, 23 September 1918.

Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, Hurdcott, 28 November 1918 (bronchitis); discharged to 12th Training Bn, 3 December 1918.

Marched out to No 15 Concentration Camp, Codford, 15 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Kashmir', 9 March 1919; disembarked Sydney, 23 April 1919; discharged, 25 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as GILMORE.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GILLMORE Henry Alfred

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