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Frederick William Oscar GILLETT

Regimental number2178
Place of birthWallis Dam near Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
SchoolTalbot Village Elementary School, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlasterer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, F Gillett, Cranford Road, Wallisdown, Bournemouth England
Previous military serviceServed in 4th Hampshire Rifle Brigade, Volunteers.
Enlistment date12 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Glencorse Wood, died at Lijgenholk near Peperinghe, Belgium.
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPoperinghe, Belgium
Age at death29
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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