Service Number: 1036
Enlisted: 12 May 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Commercial traveller
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 31 July 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane 42nd Infantry Battalion AIF Roll of Honour, Maryborough City Hall Honour Roll, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Woolooga & District Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

12 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1036, Brisbane, Queensland
5 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Regimental Sergeant Major, 1036, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Borda embarkation_ship_number: A30 public_note: ''
5 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Regimental Sergeant Major, 1036, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
31 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: awm_unit: 42nd Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Second Lieutenant awm_died_date: 1917-07-31

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Johanna Alice Gilchrist of Maryborough, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal