MILITARY: World War I Australia

AUSTRALIA SOLDIERS IN WORLD WAR I

*indicates embarked overseas – 330,000 Australian personnel embarked overseas

Click on highlighted names for records on Australia War Memorial.  281 Australian Gillespies in World War I

*John Gillespie Armour ,  Private ID 4488.  Place of Embarkation Sydney.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Demosthenes A64.  Date of Embarkation  23 December 1916.   31 Infantry Battalion – 2 to 12 Reinforcements (January-December 1916)

*Thomas Gillespie Bell, ID 109, 3 Light Horse Regiment, Oct 1914. Embarked Oct 22, 1914 from Adelaide on ship HMAT Port Lincoln A17

John Gillespie Blain, Private.  ID 109   Place of Embarkation  Melbourne  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Ceramic A40  Date of Embarkation  22 December 1914

*Ray Gillespie Campbell, ID 2623, 27th Infantry Battalion – 1 & 8 Reinforcemetns. May 1915 to Jan 1916)   Embarked on 27th October, 1915 aboard HMAT Benalla A24 from Adelaide

*William John Gillespie Dale, ID 18704, Army Medical Corps- General Reinforcements. Aug 1915 to Nov 1918)

*Naime Gillespie Elder, ID 55366, 1 to 17 (VIC) Reinforcements (March-November 1918).  Embarked on 17th July, 1918 aboard HMAT Borda A30 from Sydney

*James Gillespie Flannigan, ID 5338, 20 Infantry Battalion- 14 to 17 Reinforcements. Aug to Oct 1916.   Embarked on 22nd August, 1916 aboard HMAT Wiltshire A18 from Sydney.

*Richard Gillespie Ford, Private ID 5382. Place of Embarkation  Sydney  Embarkation Ship  SS Hawkes Bay  Date of Embarkation  20 April 1916.   12th Infantry Battalion – 13 to 23 Reinforcements. Jan to Dec 1916.


A Gillespie, Australia, on Woolgollga Memorial at New South Wales.

A. Gillespie, Australia, driver. 110 Howitzer Battery of Australian Field Artillery. Grave Photo. Died 1918, June 14 in Cocqueral, France.

A Gillespie. On Australian War Memorial. PHOTO 1916, Aug 13. Taken at Broadmeadows Army Camp in Australia

A. J. Gillespie, Australian Trooper, Commemorated on memorial at Newton Boyd, New South Wales..

Albert Irwin Gillespie, ID 57751, Private. Service 1918, May 15 to Aug 22, 1918, RTA. On Australian Nominal Roll

*Alfred James Gillespie, ID 2804, Private. Place of Embarkation Sydney.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Beltana A72.  Date of Embarkation  25 November 1916.   35th Infantry Btn   Nov 13, 1816 to May 18, 1918. On Australian Nominal Roll. 2nd record lists service May to Nov 1916.

*Allan Eglis(or Ellis) Gillespie, ID 9541, Private. 4th AMTG. Service 1915, Sept 27, RTA to July 18, 1919. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record lists 9 ASC 17 Division Supply Column 300 Company (Mechanical Transport) 14 to 16 and Monthly Rei.

*Andrew Szart (Smart) Gillespie, ID 7712. Private. 13th Infantry Batn.  Service Dec 31, 1917 to July 1, 1919 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record lists service Feb 1917 to March 1918.

*Archibald Christian Gillespie, ID 6804. Private. 35th Btn. Service March 30, 1917 to Oct 19, 1918. On Australia Nominal Roll.

*Arthur Gregory Gillespie, Gunner, ID 37874, Place of Embarkation Sydney.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Port Sydney A15.  Date of Embarkation  05 November 1917.   10th F AB. Service Feb 2, 1917 to July 1, 1919. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record Field Artilery Brigade. 27 to 26 Reinforcements Nov 1918 to June 1918

*Archibald Robert Gillespie, ID 2902 Private. 56th Infantry Btn. Service July 11, 1916 to Oct 19, 1917. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2 to 9 Reinforcements (April 1916 to Jan 1917).

A. S. Gillespie, Private, Australian. Commemorated on memorial at The Junction, New South Wales.

*Austin Gillespie, ID 11251. Driver. Army.Place of Embarkation Sydney  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Persic A34  Date of Embarkation  30 May 1916  18th ASC. Commemorated on memorial at Crookwell, New South Wales.  2nd record gives 3 Divisional Train. Nos 22 to 25 Companies, Army Service Corps and 1 Reinforcements.

*C. Gillespie, (Clive) ID 3698. 32nd Btn. Recommended for a military medal. Awarded. Australian.  Private. 33rd Batn. Service Aug 5, 1915 to April 13, 1919. RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll.  5th Australian Division Signals Company, 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion, First World War, 1914-1918, Australian armed forces, Commonwealth Military Forces, Australian Imperial Force, Signals, Infantry

C. G. Gillespie, Private, Australian. Commemorated on Memorial at Eugowra, New South Wales.

*Charles Gillespie, ID 25. Driver. 3rd Division Training.  1916. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record 27 Infantry Battalion, June 1916.   Embarked on 3rd June, 1916 aboard HMAT Persic A34 from Melbourne

Charles Gillespie, ID 1945. Private. 24th D.O.S.  Service April 26, 1916 to April 19, 1919 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. See next entry which may be same person

*Charles Gillespie, ID 1946.  39 Infantry Battalion – 1 to 6 Reinforcements (May-December 1916) Embarked from Melbourne Aug 16, 1916 on ship RMS Orontes.

*Charles Christopher Gillespie, ID 6011, Private. R Headquarters A. B. D. Service Feb 28, 1916 to Aug 9, 1919 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: 2 Infantry Batallion – 13 to 23 Reinforcements Dec 1915 to Nov 1916.

*Charles James Gillespie, Private.  ID 2921, Private. Place of Embarkation Melbourne.  Embarkation Ship HMAT Hororata A20.  Date of Embarkation  27 September 1915.   1st Division Traf Cont. Service July 28, 1915 to Aug 9, 1919 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: 12 Infantry Battalion – 9 to 12 Reinforcements Sept to Dec 1915.

Charles Leonard Gillespie, ID 638 Spr. 7th Pan Coy. Service Oct 15, 1916 to Sept 15, 1918 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll.

*Charles Leonard Gillespie, ID 6881. Tunnling Companies Sept 1916 to Feb 1918.  Reinforcements Sept 1916  to February no date.

*Charles Oliver Gillespie,Gunner. ID 35867. Place of Embarkation Melbourne.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Port Sydney A15.  Date of Embarkation  09 November 1917.   3rd Army P AB, Service Jan 6, 1917 to March 31, 1919 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record Field Artillery Brigade- 27 to 35 Reinforcements Nov 1917 to June 1918.

*Gillespie, Clare  Staff Nurse Served July 1915 to Nov 1918.   Place of Embarkation  Sydney.   Embarkation Ship HMAT Wiltshire A18,  Date of Embarkation November 9, 1918

*Gillespie, Clive  Private, ID 3698.  Australian Imperial Force, 32nd Australian Infantry Battalion, First World War, 1914-1918, Australian armed forces, Commonwealth Military Forces, Infantry

*Daniel Lawrence Gillespie, ID 7443 Private, 10thInfantry Battalion.Service July 8, 1917 to April 15, 1918. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: 24 and 25 Reinforcements June to Oct 1917.

*David Alexander Gillespie, ID 2319. Private. 35 Infantry Btn. Service May 6, 1916 to June 12, 1919. RTA, On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record 1 to 6 Reinforcements May to Nov 1916.

*David Francis Gillespie, ID 3037, Private, .59th Infrantry Batallion.  10th Reinforcements 7th Battn. of Parkevilla, Victoria, Australia. PHOTO. Pte Gillespie enlisted July 8, 1915, embarked from Melbourne aboard Hmat Osterley on 19 Sept 1915. Prior to war David was a police constable. He served as a company Sergeant Major before returning to Australia. Died age 29 1917, March 27. Buried Coburg Pine Ridge Memorial Park, Victoria, Australia (just north of Melbourne)   ON ROLL OF HONOUR. Quarter Master. 59th Btn. Service July 6, 1915 to Nov 12, 1916 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 3rd record: 9 to 12 Reinforcements Sept to Nov 1915. (Note: He is the only Gillespie buried in Australia from World War I on Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

*David James Gillespie, ID 20291, Driver. 6th F.A.B. Service Jan 22 1916 to July 1, 1919. RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll 2nd record: 8 Field Artillery Brigade May 1916.

D.G. Gillespie, Australian. Commemorated on memorial at Woodville, New South Wales.  Also commemeorated on Iona Public School Honour Roll Memorial.

Douglas James Gillespie, Sergeant, Served Dec 21, 1914 to Dec 3, 1918, RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll

*Edward (Edwin) Addison Gillespie, ID 640, Private. Australian Army. 25th Infantry Battalion. Place of Embarkation Brisbane.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Aeneas A60.  Date of Embarkation  June 29,  1915. Died Aug 6, 1915 ‘died of wounds’. s/o Thomas Clarke Gillespie & Alice of Victoria, Australia. Puchevilles British Cemetery, France. Commemorated on Panel 104, Australia War Memorial. Service Jan 29, 1915 to Aug 6, 1916 DOW.

Eric Velter Gillespie, Lieutenant. 5th L.H. Service Sept 17, 1914 to Sept 17, 1914 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll (see next record, which may be same person)

*Eric Walker, ID 38, Private.  Place of Embarkation Sydney.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Persic A34.   Date of Embarkation  21 December 1914.    5 Light Horse Regiment, Dec 1914

*Ernest Albert Gillespie, ID 11742, Private. 3rd A.M.T.S.  Service Jan 24, 1916 no other dates. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: 3 Divisional Supply Column Mechanical Transport. 26 Army Service Corps June 1916.

Ernest John Gillespie, ID 3510, Private. 25th Battalion. Service June 20, 1915 to May 4, 1917 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. (See next entry which may be same person).

*Ernest John  Gillespie ID 3520, 25 Infantry Battalion, 1 & 2 Reinforcemetns, June 1915 to Jan 1916

*Eugene Anthony Gillespie ID 7743  Sappier. 4th B G Hwy O O. Service June 5, 1917. No other dates. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: 16 Infantry Battalion – 24 to 27 Reinforcements Jan to Nov 1917.

F G Gillespie, Australian. Commemorated on Memorial at Cobargo, New South Wales.

*Frances Gillespie, ID 1191, Private. 2nd Light. Horse Regiment. Embarked August 16, 1915 from Brisbane on ship HMAT Kyarra A55.    Service Feb 10, 1915 to Sept 11, 1916, RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: 1 to 10 Reinforcements Dec 1914 to Oct 1915.

*Francis Patrick Gillespie, ID 1072. Private. A.F.C. Service July 15, 1918 (no other date). On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: 30 Infantry Batallion Nov 1915.  Place of Embarkation  Sydney.   Embarkation Ship  HMAT Beltana A72.   Date of Embarkation  November  9, 1915

Frank Gillespie ID 264, 32 Battalion. Service May 5, 1915 to Sept 11, 1916 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll.

*Frank Gillespie ID 284, Private, PHOTO 32nd Infantry Battalion. Died 1916, Sept 11 ‘died of wounds’ in Britain.   Buried Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk, UK. s/o Amelia Gillespie & late Thomas Henry Gillespie of Port Lincoln, South Australia. His name is on Panel 120 of war memorial. (Listed on Red Cross Wounded & Missing website)

*Frederick George Gillespie, ID 4688. 20th Infantry Battalion. Service Dec 14, 1915 to Sept 25, 1917. RTA. Recommended for Military Medal. Awarded. 2nd record: 1 to 13 Reinforcements June 1915 to July 1916.

*George Gillespie, ID 3144, Private. 56th Infantry Battalion. Service Oct 27, 1916 to July 24, 1919, RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: 6 to 9 Reinforcements Oct .1916 to Aug 1917.   Embarked on 16th December, 1916 aboard HMAT Medic A7 from Melbourne

*George Alastair Gillespie, ID 3695E? Gunner, 2nd Field Artillery Battalion. Service March 20, 1917 to July 29, 1919 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd Record ID 36852 27 to 36 Reinforcements Nov 1917 to June 1918.

*George Albert Gillespie, ID 601, Private. 13th Machine Gun Company, s/o David & Mary Gillespie, Native of Berrigan, New South Wales. Died 1917, Sept 27, Commemorated on Ypes (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. On Australian War Memorial. 2nd Record: 2 to 10 Reinforcements May 1916 to Feb 1917.

*George Vincent Gillespie, ID 6510. Driver. 17th Army Service Corps.Service Jan 21, 1915 to Dec 13, 1918 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd Record: 7 Infantry Brigade Train, 17 Company ASC May to June 1915.

*Gilbert McIntock Gillespie ID 8498. Driver. 4th M.G.Battn. Service Sept 10, 1915 to April 13, 1919 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd Record: 20 Army Service Corps, Headquarters Company, 2 Division Train Nov 1915.

*Gordon Charles Gillespie, ID 6647. Private. 14th Infantry Battalion. Service Sept 11, 1916 to July 16, 1917. RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd Record: 13 to 23 Reinforcements Dec 1915 to Nov 1916.

*Harold John Gillespie ID 40174, Gunner,  Place of Embarkation  Sydney.  Embarkation Ship HMAT Borda A30.  Date of Embarkation  July 17, 1918.   1st F.A.B., Service April 19, 1918 to July 23, 1919, RTA.  On Australia Nominal  Roll. 2nd Record: Field Artillery Brigade – 27 to 35 Reinforcements Nov 1917 to June 1918.

*Henry William George Gillespie, ID 3356. Private. 15th Btn. Service Jan 24, 1916 to Jan 8, 1919, RTD. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: 31 Infantry Battalion, 2 to 12 Reinforcements Jan to Dec 1916..

Hugh Holston Gillespie, ID 14810. Driver.1st A.M.T.S. Service Sept 11, 1916 to June 16, 1919. RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll

J. Gillespie, Austalian. Remembered on Memorial at Redfern, New South Wales.

J.A. Gillespie, Australian, Private. Remembered on memorial at Sydney, New South Wales

Jim Gillespie, In group PHOTO. 9th Field Ambulance. Salsibury Plain, England. Australia. On Australia War Memorial

*James George Gillespie, ID 35654, Sergeant. 12th Army F.A.B. Service Sept 29, 1916 to Sept 6, 1919.RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: ID 35858, Field Artillery Brigade. 27 to 35 Reinforcements Nov 1917 to June 1918.

James Robertson Gillespie, ID 12999, Private. A.H.C. Service April 16, 1916 to Aug 25, 1817, RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll

*John Gillespie, ID 8882, Tunnelling Companies – Sept 1916 to Feb 1918 Reinforcements Sept 1916 to Feb 191?

*John Gillespie, ID 4193, Australian, Private. Army, 4 Infantry Battalion – 13 to 23 Reinforcements (December 1915 – November 1916) Embarked Dec 20, 1815 from Sydney on ship   HMAT Aeneas A60      KIA. Remembered on memorial at Huntsville, New South Wales. (see below) 2nd record:  2nd record: Private. 2nd Battn (Infantry). Died 1917, May 4. KIA. Service from Aug 14, 1915. Remembered on Villers-Bretonneaux Memorial, France. Panel 32. On Australia Nominal Roll and CWGC.

*John Gillespie ID 77. Private. 27 Infantry Battalion (May 1915)   2nd record says Service Dec 11, 1914 to Jan 28, 1919 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. Embarked on 31st May, 1915 aboard HMAT Geelong A2 from Adelaide.

*John Gillespie, ID 35611. Gunner.  Place of Embarkation  Sydney  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Miltiades A28  Date of Embarkation  02 August 1917.   5th  Field Artillery Brigade.Service Feb 16, 1917 to March 17, 1919 RTD.On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: Monthly Reinforcements Feb to May 1918 (May to Aug 1917).

*John Gillespie, ID 882, Sapper.   Place of Embarkation  Melbourne  Embarkation Ship   RMS Omrah  Date of Embarkation  17 January 1917   1st Tun C. Service Oct 12, 1916  to May 31, 1919 (?) RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll

*John Albert Gillespie, ID 53023 A.S.C Dtts. Private. Service Jan 18, 1918 only date given. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd Record: 1 to 8 (QLD) Reinforcments May to Nov 1918.

*John Alfred Gillespie, ID 67864 16 to 27 NSW Reinforcements Sept to Nov 1918.

*John Cecil Gillespie, ID 35357, Gunner. 7th F.A.B. Service Dec 13, 1916 to July 3, 1919 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd Record: 27 to 35 Reinforcements Nov 1917 to June 1918.

*John Ellis Gillespie, ID 891. Sergeant. 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance. Service Oct 6, 1914 to April 11, 1916. RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record gives dates of LHFA as Feb 1915.

*John Gordon Gillespie.  Private   ID 17902. Place of Embarkation  Melbourne.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Themistocles A32.  Date of Embarkation  04 August 1917.   1st A.C.H. Private. Service Jan 26, 1916 to Jan 18, 1919 RTA. On Australia Nominal Roll. 2nd record: Army Medical Corps. General Reinforcements Aug 1915 to Nov 1818.

* John Graham Gillespie, ID 6319. 19th Infantry Batallion. 18 to 21 Reinforcements Nov 1916 to Feb 1918.

*John Sidney Gillespie, ID 330. 3 Infantrry Batallion Oct 1914.

*Joseph Gillespie Private, ID 6423.  25 Infantry Battalion 17 tn 18 Reinforcements Oct to Dec 1916. Embarked on 23rd December, 1916 aboard HMAT Demosthenes A64 from Sydney

Joseph Gillespie, Corporal, ID 411.  05 July 1917 Military Medal.    Australian Imperial Force, 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment, First World War, 1914-1918, Australian armed forces, Commonwealth Military Forces, Light Horse

*Leonard Gillespie, ID 1688, Private. 5 Infantry Battalion – 1 to 12 Reinforcements (December 1914 – November 1915)    Embarked on 19th February, 1915 aboard HMAT Runic A54 from Melbourne

Leonard James Gillespie, Private, ID 54   Place of Embarkation  Sydney.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Beltana A72.  Date of Embarkation May 13, 1916

 

*Richard Gillespie, Private, ID  1164 .  42 Infantry Battalion (June 1916) .Embarked on 5th June, 1916 aboard HMAT Borda A30 from Sydney

Robert Gillespie, Private, ID 1326A.  Place of Embarkation  Brisbane    Embarkation Ship   HMAT Seang Bee A48   Date of Embarkation  12 February 1915. 15th Australian Infantry Battalion.    KIA.  Died 04 May 1915 , aged 33 Died Gallipoli, Dardenelles, Turkey.   Honoured on Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey

*Robert Gillespie, Private, ID 1657.55 Infantry Battalion – 2 to 5 Reinforcements (April-September 1916)   Embarked on 14th April, 1916 aboard HMAT Ceramic A40 from Sydney

*Robert Gillespie, Private, ID 2024.  57 Infantry Battalion – 2 to 5 Reinforcements (April-September 1916)   Embarked on 8th July, 1916 aboard HMAT Ajana A31 from Melbourne

*Robert Gillespie, Private, ID 5372.  2 Infantry Battalion – 13 to 23 Reinforcements (December 1915 – November 1916)  Embarked on 14th April, 1916 aboard HMAT Ceramic A40 from Sydney

Robert Bruce Gillespie, Private,   ID  1165, Embarked on 10th May, 1915 aboard HMAT Ulysses A38 from Melbourne. 22 Infantry Battalion (May 1915)

Robert Cox Gillespie, Private, ID Embarked on 23rd December, 1916 aboard HMAT Demosthenes A64 from Sydney,  49 Infantry Battalion – 2 to 10 Reinforcements (April 1916 – August 1917)

Robert Laing Gillespie, Private, ID1393,   Place of Embarkation  Sydney.  Embarkation Ship  SS Hawkes Bay.  Date of Embarkation  October 23, 1915

Rome Gillespie, Lieutenant, Place of Embarkation Melbourne.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Clan McGillivray A46  Date of Embarkation 10 May 1917

*Stanley Osmond Gillespie, Private, ID 534.  Place of Embarkation Melbourne.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Wiltshire A18.   Date of Embarkation  October 19, 1914

Thomas Gillespie, ID 4287. Private.  Place of Embarkation Sydney.  Embarkation Ship  HMAT Star of England A15.  Date of Embarkation  08 March 1916

*Thomas Gillespie, Private, ID 2647,  27 Infantry Battalion – 1 to 8 Reinforcements (May 1915 – January 1916)     Embarked on 12th January, 1916 aboard HMAT Borda A30 from Adelaide.

Thomas Gillespie, Private ID  4447, 10 Infantry Battalion – 13 to 23 Reinforcements (January-November 1916)

Date of Embarkation 07 February 1916
Place of embarkation Adelaide
Ship Embarked On HMAT Miltiades A28

*William Gillespie, Private, ID 1418, 2 LHR [Light Horse Regiment] – 11 to 14 Reinforcements (October 1915 – January 1916) Embarked Oct 4, 1915 from Sydney on ship HMAT Mashobra A47

*William Gillespie, Private, ID 6307. 17 Infantry Battalion – 18 to 21 Reinforcements (November 1916 – October 1917)   Embarked on 11th November, 1916 aboard HMAT Suevic A29 from Sydney.

*William Gillespie, Private, ID  1857,  26 Infantry Battalion – 13 to 18 Reinforcements (May-December 1916)  Embarked on 21st October, 1916 aboard HMAT Boonah A36 from Brisbane

*William John Gillespie, ID 3346 Private    Place of Embarkation   Melbourne    Embarkation Ship   HMAT Medic A7   Date of Embarkation  December 16,  1916

*William Roberts Gillespie, Private, ID  1576  Place of Embarkation   Fremantle.   Embarkation Ship  RMS Mongolia   Date of Embarkation  November 22, 1915


*Gillespie Robert Govan,  Private. ID 5619.  26 Infantry Battalion – 1 to 8 Reinforcements (June 1915 – January 1916) embarked Aug 17, 1915 from Brisbane on ship HMAT Shropshire A9  for overseas service during WW 1.

*Reginald Gillespie Hays, Private,  ID 2066.  33 Infantry Battalion – 1 to 6 Reinforcements (May-November 1916)  Embarked on 24th August, 1916 aboard HMAT Anchises A68 from Sydney.

*Andrew Gillespie Hill, ID 872, Private. 21 Batn (Infantry). Embarked overseas on 10th May, 1915 aboard HMAT Ulysses A38 from Melbourne.  Died Aug 6, 1916. Remembered on Villers-Bretonneaux Memorial, France, Panel 94.

Horace Gillespie McFayden Private,  ID 595. Place of Embarkation  Sydney.   Embarkation Ship  HMAT Euripides A14.   Date of Embarkation20 October 1914

*James Gillespie Newton, ID 1345, Private. 37 Infantry Battalion (June 1916)  Embarked on 3rd June, 1916 aboard HMAT Persic A34 from Melbourne

John Gillespie Sharpe, Private, ID 12396. 10 Field Ambulance (May-June 1916)      Embarked on 20th June, 1916 aboard HMAT Runic A54 from Melbourne

*Colin Gillespie Thompson, Private, ID 2487,   57 Infantry Battalion – 6 to 9 Reinforcements (October 1916 – June 1917) Embarked on 21st June, 1917 aboard HMAT Suevic A29 from Melbourne

William Gillespie Nigel Thompson, ID 31108, Gunner. Place of Embarkation Sydney  Embarkation Ship RMS Orontes  Date of Embarkation 19 December 1916

Ormond Gillespie Tunks, Captain, Medical Officers (February 1915 – January 1919.  )Embarked on 17th July, 1918 aboard HMAT Borda A30 from Sydney

*Cyril Gillespie Young, Private, ID 612, 5 Machine Gun Company – 10 to 14 Reinforcements (January-October 1917),  Embarked Jan 17, 1917 from Melbourne on ship RMS Omrah.  

to be continued….

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