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Frances GILSON

Regimental number497
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGoodna, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jean Gilson, Goodna, Queensland
Enlistment date10 November 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 15 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 21225 James GILSON, killed in action, 21 October 1918; 2364 Pte George Herbert GILSON MM, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

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

Date of death24 July 1971

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