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Regimental number66
Place of birthPerth Scotland
AddressBundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Gilvear, Glass House Mountains, North Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4496 Lance Corporal Alexander Smith GILVEAR, 9th Bn, killed in action, 7 May 1917; 6560 Pte James Smith GILVEAR, 4th Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 13 July 1919; 65 Corporal Kenneth GILVEAR, 11th Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 15 April 1918; 2428 Pte Robert GILVEAR, 47th Bn, killed in action, 28 March 1918; 6976 Sergeant Thomas GILVEAR, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 July 1978

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