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Horace GILDERSLEEVES

Regimental number1148
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolJames St Public School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address119 Aberdeen Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Gildersleeves, 119 Aberdeen Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date13 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 3), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Fanny GILDERSLEEVES, 30 Duncan Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia

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