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Joseph James GILLIES

Regimental number19
Place of birthGallashiels Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Addressc/o Frank Walker, Hawthorn Bros, Kerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMiss Jean Gillies, Abbey View, Arbroath, Scotland
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Signal Troop (1st Light Horse Brigade)
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette, Third Supplement, No. 29632 (21 June 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129 (21 September 1916).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement, No. 30474 (14 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1917
Other details

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

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