Arthur Samuel Thomas GILLETT

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, South Australia
Occupation: Driver
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 15 June 1915, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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, 1055, Morphettville, South Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1055, 4th Field Ambulance, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '22' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Berrima embarkation_ship_number: A35 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1055, 4th Field Ambulance, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
15 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1055, 4th Field Ambulance, ANZAC / Gallipoli

Arthur Samuel Thomas Gillett

Name: Arthur Samuel Thomas Gillett
Service Number: 1055
Place of Birth: Leigh Creek
Date of Birth: 20 August 1894
Place of Enlistment: Morphettville.
Date of Enlistment: 10 September 1914
Age at Enlistment: 20 years 1 month
Next of Kin: Father – Frederick George
Gillett / Freeling
Occupation: Clerk
Religion: Church of England
Rank: Driver 4 Field Ambulance Army Medical Corps
Arthur was the son of Frederick and Emily Gillett nee [Ilderton]. Arthur left
from Melbourne on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914. He
proceeded to Gallipoli with 4 Field Ambulance where he was killed in action
on 15 June 1915, aged 20 years and 10 months. Arthur was buried at Lone
Pine Memorial, Gallipoli. His father received his son’s Memorial Scroll,
Memorial Plaque and Victory Medal between July 1921 and September 1922.

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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 (