John Edward GILFORD

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GILFORD, John Edward

Service Number: 1094
Enlisted: 12 May 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 21 February 1893
Home Town: Unley, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: St Peters School, Glenelg, South Australia, Australia
Occupation: Driver/Jockey
Died: Died of wounds, France, 11 November 1916, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

12 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1094, Keswick, South Australia
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1094, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1094, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1094, 27th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
9 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 27th Infantry Battalion
5 Nov 1916: Wounded Lance Corporal, SN 1094, 27th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt, GSW (back)
11 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1094, 27th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt

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