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Robert Thomas GILLIES

Regimental number3514
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
Other NamesGILLIES, Robert Taylor
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressFitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Gillies, 102 Cecil Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 4 MG Btn
Promotion date: 1 June 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: 4 MG Btn
Promotion date: 1 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Date of death28 June 1956
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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