GILLIES, John Munro
(Service number 8/212)

First Rank Private; Ships Quartermaster (Second Lieutenant)   Last Rank


Date 16 October 1891 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Ardwick Street, Gore; unknown
Occupation Law Clerk for D.L. Popplewell, Gore
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single; Married
Next of Kin John C Gillies (Father), C/- Westport Coal Company,Timaru, Mrs M.K. Gillies,(Wife), c/- T.R. Ritchie,Levin & Co, Wellington
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body; New Zeland Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Otago Infantry Battalion; Hedquarters, Ships Quartermaster
Date 16 October 1914; 5 April 1917
Transport Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay; Devon
Embarked From Port Chalmers Destination Suez, Egypt; Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1914-16, Balkans (Gallipoli) 1915, Egyptian Expeditionary Force 1916-18, Western Europe 1916-18
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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); Military personnel file via Archives New Zealand (February 2015)

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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