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Gordon Charles GILLESPIE

Regimental number6647
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address112 Gatehouse Street, Parkville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Gillespie, 112 Gatehouse Street, Parkville, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3043 Driver Wallace William GILLESPIE, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 23 May 1917; 3037 CSM David Francis GILLESPIE, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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