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Army Number: NX29655Image not available
Surname: GILL
First Names: Edward George Laurence
Known as: Blondie or Ted
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Edward Claude GILL
Date of Birth: 1/6/1917
Place of Birth: Bowral, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 10/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Canterbury, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 20th Infantry Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: B
Platoon: 12
Section: 8
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 9/2/1942
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: 4.E.8
Memorial: Glebe, NSW
Information: Killed in action KiA Sungei Mandai on 9/2/1942; service record states killed accidentally, died of injuries accidentally received on 3/2/1942, date of death amended to 9/2/1942; Makan 263 of Oct/Dec, 1981 states that he was killed by Battalion gunfire at the Causeway.
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