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Robert GILZEAN

Regimental number557
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolNapiashall Public School, Glasgow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Address21 Terrace Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A Gilzean, 21 Terrace Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alex and Euphemia GILZEAN, 191 Fraser Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales

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