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Full Name
James Cheyne Gillan
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
James Cheyne
Surname
Gillan
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
19511
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Machine moulder
Next of Kin
Mr A.R. Gillan (brother), 38 Surry Street, Caversham, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Military District
Burnham
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Brigade
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 79
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
15 July 1942
Age at Death
41
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
II. F. 12.
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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