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Regimental number3376
Place of birthLithgow New South Wales
AddressCentral Fire Station, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Jane Gilson, Goodna, Queensland
Enlistment date29 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Stationary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Family/military connectionsHalf-brothers: 497 Pte Frances GILSON, 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 12 July 1918; 21225 James GILSON, killed in action, 21 October 1918; 2364 Pte George Herbert GILSON MM, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.

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