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John Farquhar GELLION

Regimental number846
Place of birthAlberton, Victoria
SchoolGeelong Grammar School, Victoria
AddressAlberton West, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary C Gellion, Bangalore, Toorak Road, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 3 April 1917
Place of death or woundingVaulx-Vraucourt, Bullecourt,France
Age at death29
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emily GELLION
Family/military connectionsCousins: H.C. Bodman; D.J. Gellion; T. Gellion; C. Gellion.

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