William James (Bill) GILLBEE

GILLBEE, William James

Service Number: 3114
Enlisted: 13 July 1915, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Landsborough, Victoria, Australia, 28 May 1872
Home Town: Richmond (V), Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Skilled labourer
Died: 23 November 1958, aged 86 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
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World War 1 Service

13 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3114, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Vic.
26 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3114, 23rd Infantry Battalion
26 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3114, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
23 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 58th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
15 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 59th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
19 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3114, 59th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix), Shell shock and trauma. Evacuated to UK and never rejoined unit.
23 Jan 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3114, 59th Infantry Battalion, RTA 16 October 1916 and discharged as MU (shell shock and trauma).

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