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Dalrymple GILMOUR

Regimental number2648
Place of birthGalston, Ayrshire, Scotland
SchoolGalston Public School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressOpeday Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Joseph Gilmour, 56 Brewlin Street, Galston, Ayeshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 6), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Annie GILMOUR, 56 Brewland Street, Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte JOseph Gilmour, killed Gallipoli.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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