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Francis GHILLOTTI

Regimental number5099
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPrinter
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr F Ghillotti, Wittenoom Street, Collie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceIn 1914, he received certificate as Sergeant in 58th West Australian Senior Cadets
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
FateDied of wounds 7 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave 15A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Guiseppe and Frances GHILOTTI, of Wittenoom Street, Collie, Western Australia. Native of Footscray, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 3130 Private Reginald George Henry MILDWATERS, 5th Pioneer Battalion, 7th Reinforcements; killed in action 28 October 1917, Polygon Wood, Belgium.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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