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Thomas Horace GILLIN

Regimental number4441
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
SchoolGold St State School, Clifton Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostman
Address35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Gillin c/o Mrs Simmondson, 23 Maugie Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19.3
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 26, Grave No. 5), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret GILLIN, 12 Jersey Parade, Murrumbeena, Victoria. Native of Castlemaine, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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