John Reginald Gillespie
From Our Contribution
|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|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Jul 1941|
|Unit/Formation||6th (Albany) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
Electoral Roll entry: 1943 at Pallinup, farmer.
A member of B Company, 6th (Albany) VDC Battalion.discharged 10 Sep 1944
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.