Percival James Garfield (Pompey) GELLON

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GELLON, Percival James Garfield

Service Number: 785
Enlisted: 18 August 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Eaglehawk State School
Occupation: Groom
Died: Killed in action, Steele's Post, Gallipoli, Turkey, 5 July 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 9
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 785, 7th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 785, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 785, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 785, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Originally declared missing after the landing however turned up wounded (shoulder) several days later.
5 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 785, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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