GILLESPIE, Joseph Francis
(Service number 2/264 )
|First Rank||Driver||Last Rank|
|Date||9 March 1879||Place of Birth||Blenheim|
|Address at Enlistment||R. N. Z. A., Palmerston North|
|Previous Military Experience||Served in South African War. Other still to be recorded.|
|Next of Kin||J. GILLESPIE, care of Gillespie's Line, Palmerston North|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Field Artillery|
|Date||16 October 1914|
|Transport||Limerick or Arawa|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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|Date||13 May 1955||Age||74 yrs|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Terrace End Cemetery, Palmerston North|
|Memorial Reference||Block 081, Plot 081|
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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 & Roland Douglas GILLESPIE also served in WWI..
Cenotaph Database [20 October 2013]; PNCC headstone image & burial record Terrace End Cemetery [20 October 2013].
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