GILLESPIE, Roland Douglas
(Service number 3/2839)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||8 January 1883||Place of Birth|
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|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||J. GILLESPIE (father), Gillespie's Line, Palmerston North|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||21st Reinforcements New Zealand Medical Corps|
|Date||19 January 1917|
|Transport||Ulimaroa or Waitemata|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Plymouth, England|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||12 February 1967||Age||80 yrs|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Terrace End Cemetery, Palmerston North|
|Memorial Reference||Block 081, Plot 081|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of John & Ellen Elizabeth (nee CLEARY) GILLESPIE. Brother of Edgar Burns GILLESPIE who died of disease in 1918 in the UK. Brothers John Edward GILLESPIE & Joseph Francis GILLESPIE also served in WWI..
Cenotaph Database [16 October 2013]; PNCC headstone image & burial record Terrace End Cemetery [20 October 2013].
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