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William Charles GILLING

Regimental number1621
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
Address7 Little Cardwell Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Gilling, 7 Little Cardwell Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date29 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Date of death12 April 1952
Age at death61
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 16, Grave 44), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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