John Reginald Gillespie

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John Reginald Gillespie
Personal Information
Date of Birth 15 Feb 1915
Place of Birth Armadale, Western Australia
Death 28 Mar 2011, aged 95
Place of Death Bentley, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 26 years, 5 months
Address Gnowangerup, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr Eugene Gillespie
Military Information
Reg Number W71070
Date of Enlistment 22 Jul 1941
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 6th (Albany) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entry: 1943 at Pallinup, farmer.

War Service

A member of B Company, 6th (Albany) VDC Battalion.discharged 10 Sep 1944

Post War

During 1945 John married Doreen Alma Beatty (1920 - 2017) in Perth. Doreen died on 8 Apr 2017 in Bentley.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1972 at Pallinup, farmer; 1977 - 1980 at 59 Kishorn road, Mt Pleasant, retired.


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