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Full Name
Frank Gillespie
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Frank
Surname
Gillespie
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
8/2339
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
G.F. Gillespie (father), Oturehua, Central Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Cafe de Paris, Dannevirke, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
17 April 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
263
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Malta
Date of Death
1 August 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Addolorata Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
E. EA. A. 656.
Biographical Notes
Frank Gillespie was the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Gillespie, of Green Island, Ohapu, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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