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, 15 June 1915, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (WW1), Freeling Pictorial HB1*, FreelingM*, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Terowie HB1 Terowie Institute*, Unley Arch*, Unley HB01 Town Hall*
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World War 1 Service

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