George Charles GILKES

Regimental number12/113
Addressc/o Mr Humphreys, Mount Roskill, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinH M Gilkes, 28 Mersey Street, St Albans, Christchurch
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1915
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No 129), Greece
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr & Mrs H.M. Gilkes, Christchurch
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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