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Hugh James GILSON

Regimental number6807
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPrinter
AddressNorth Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Minnie Gilson, 68 Tyler Street, North Preston, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 December 1927
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery

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