|Place of birth||Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland|
|School||State School, Western Australia|
|Age on arrival in Australia||5|
|Address||1211 Robert Street, South Kalgoorlie, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Sister, Annie Kerr Gillon, PO, York, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Kalgoorlie, Western Australia|
|Unit name||43rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/60/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||43rd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Hamel, France|
|Age at death||36|
|Age at death from cemetery records||36|
|Place of burial||Crucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 17), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Marjorie GILLON. Native of Hamilton, Scotland|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 9 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917; marched into 11th Training Bn, 5 February 1917.
Marched into 10th Training Bn, Sutton Mandeville, 5 November 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 January 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 2 January 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 4 January 1918; taken on strength of 43rd Bn, in the field, 5 January 1918.
Detached to Training School, 9 February 1918; rejoined unit, 3 March 1918.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GILLON William|