Edward John GILMORE

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GILMORE, Edward John

Service Number: 703
Enlisted: 31 August 1914, Enlisted at Townsville, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Woolwich, Kent, England, 1877
Home Town: Townsville, Townsville, Queensland
Schooling: St Martins in the Field Schoo, Charing Cross, London, England
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 29 May 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 23 Rev. Fahey officiated
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 703, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Townsville, QLD
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, SN 703, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, SN 703, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 26 years

At the time of enlistment he was residing at Cleveland Boarding House, Townsville, QLD

Son of Robert and Mary Gilmore of 34c Block, Peabody Buildings, Bedfordbury, Charing Cross, London, England. Next of kin was given as his brother Thomas Gilmore

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served as a Gunner with the Royal Garrsion Artillery for about 7 years