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Gordon Selwyn GILLAM

Regimental number6993
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolNewcastle Collegiate College, Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBingle Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Gillam, Bingle Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 November 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No 35), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Louisa GILLAM. Native of Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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