Arthur Samuel Thomas GILLETT

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GILLETT, Arthur Samuel Thomas

Service Number: 1055
Enlisted: 10 September 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Field Ambulance
Born: Leigh Creek, South Australia, 1 August 1894
Home Town: Freeling, Light, South Australia
Schooling: Freeling Public School
Occupation: Driver
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 15 June 1915, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Freeling Boer War, Boxer Rebellion and WW1 Memorial Panel, Freeling WW1 Pictorial Honour Roll, Freeling War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Terowie Institute Honour Board, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1055, Morphettville, South Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1055, 4th Field Ambulance, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1055, 4th Field Ambulance, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
15 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1055, 4th Field Ambulance, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE A. S. T. GILLETT.

Private A. S. T. Gillett, who died in action at the Dardanelles, was the third son of Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Gillett, of Freeling. He joined the Second Expeditionary Force, and was attached to the 4th Field Ambulance. He was born at Leigh's Creek in 1894, and would have been 21 in August. Private Gillett was a grandson of Mrs. T. Ilderton, Quorn also of Mr. and Mrs. S. Gillett, of Narrogin, Western Australia." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 26 Jun 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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