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Regimental number3526
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Address154 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 9.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mrs E. Fisher, 154 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 October 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialFovant (St. George) Churchyard (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. I), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Joseph GLEADHILL
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Marched out of 5th Training Bn, Zeitoun, Egypt, 14 February 1916, and taken on strength of 2nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, the same day.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.

Wounded in action, 22 July 1916; admitted to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station, 23 July 1916 (gunshot wound, right leg); transferred to No 29 Ambulance Train, 23 July 1916; to No 5 General Hospital, Rouen, 24 July 1916; to England, 26 July 1916; to War Hospital, Bristol, 27 July 1916; discharged, 29 September 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, 30 September 1916.

Granted furlough, 2 October 1916.

Marched out of No 1 Command Depot, 27 October 1916, and proceeded to Wareham; marched into No 1 Command Depot from hospital, 30 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 9 October 1917; marched into 1st Australia Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 10 October 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 13 October 1917; rejoined 2nd Bn, 15 October 1917.

Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, 10 January 1918, and transferred to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station the same day (trench feet); to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 21 January 1918; to No 57 General Hospital, 23 January 1918; to England, 1 February 1918; to No 1 Western General Hospital, Liverpool, 1 February 1918; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 28 February 1918; discharged to furlough, 29 January 1918; marched into No 4 Command Depot, Hardcott, 30 April 1918.

Admitted to Fovant Military Hospital, 6 October 1918.

Died, 8 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Buried St George's Churchyard, 11 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GLEDHILL Daniel

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