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Angus John GILLIES

Regimental number1398
Place of birthNoorat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDairyman
AddressNoorat, via Terang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.10
Height5' 7.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Gillies, Noorat, via Terang, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 18 February 1919
Discharge date23 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Lancashire'm 19 February 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 31 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 23 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Noorat, via Kerang, Victoria.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GILLIES Angus John

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