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John GILLESPIE

Regimental number35611
Place of birthAlexandria New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer's machinist
Address187 George Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet R Gillespie, 187 George Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, May 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Date of death29 August 1964
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium

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