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Peter Stanley GILLEN

Regimental number940
Place of birthClare, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressClare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.4
Height5' 10.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary G Gillen, Clare, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date7 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 21 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit: Valvular disorder of the heart), Adelaide, 7 November 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 September 1931
Age at death39
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, GILLEN Peter Stanley

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