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Harold Gordon GELLIE

Regimental number884
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock rider
AddressOatlands, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.1
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, C Gellie, Oatlands, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Senior Cadets; Exempt Area under Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Discharge date6 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 883 Pte Mervyn GELLIE, 26th Bn, killed in action, 5 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 24 December 1918 (multiple gun shot wounds, chest, right leg); appointment terminated (discharged), Hobart, 6 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GELLIE Harold Gordon

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