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John Cecil GILLESPIE

Regimental number35337
Place of birthBangor Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBridport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Robert Gillespie, Bridport, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 July 1966
Age at death73
Place of burialScottsdale Cemetery, Tasmania

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