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James Wallace GILCHRIST

Regimental number6266
Place of birthStawell Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMoonlight Street, Stawell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Gilchrist, Moonlight Street, Stawell, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 February 1917
Place of burialBazentin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery (Row D, Grave 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3472 Pte Archie Archibald GILCHRIST, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

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