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Edward John GILMORE

Regimental number703
Place of birthWoolwich, Kent, England
SchoolSt Martins in the Field, Charing Cross, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCleveland Boarding House, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Gilmore, 419 Strand London, Wc, England
Previous military serviceServed in Royal Garrison Artillery as Gunner for 7 years.
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death29 May 1915
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 23), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary GILMORE, 34 C Block, Peabody Buildings, Bedfordbury, Charing Cross, London, England. Native of Woolwich, London, England
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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