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Archie Archibald GILCHRIST

Regimental number3472
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationTool sharpener
AddressStawell, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Gilchrist, Wood Street, Stawell, Victoria
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6266 Pte James Wallace GILCHRIST, 6th Bn, killed in action, 21 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 December 1968
Age at death79
Place of burialEaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria

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