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Harold James GILLIES

Regimental number2931
Place of birthBalmoral, Victoria
SchoolState School, Telangatuk, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBalmoral, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Robert Gillies, Balmoral, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death25
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 18), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Balmoral Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Robert (d. 25 August 1931, aged 71; bu. Balmoral Cemetery) and Alice (d. 17 January 1935, aged 70; bu. Balmoral Cemetery) GILLIES
Family/military connections4 Cousins, one died of fever, one killed in action; one uncle.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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