The AIF Project

William Charles GILLAM

Regimental number57752
Date of birth5 February 1895
Place of birthAllora, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressClifton, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs I A Gillam, Clifton, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date30 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 April 1918
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Discharge date29 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', disembarked Sydney, 11 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 29 June 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GILLAM William Charles

Print format