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GILL, John Thomas
(Service number 7/48)

Aliases
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Lance Corporal

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Makikihi
Occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Robert Gill (father), Makikihi
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Lyttelton Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

Campaigns Gallipoli
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 17 January 1917 Age 31
Place of Death New Zealand
Cause
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Lawn Cemetewry, McNamaras Rd, South Canterbury
Memorial Reference 189 Methodist Portion
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

son of Robert & Anne Elizabeth Gill of Ocean View, Rosewill, Timaru

Sources

Cenotaph Feb 2014

External Links

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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