James Joseph Gillies
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 3816
Date of Death: 29/09/1917
Theatre of Death: Belgium
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F (30th Bn.)
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Additional information: Son of James J and Katherine Gillies; husband of Leanore Dreller (formerly Gillies) of 17 Motherwell Street, Hawksburn, Victoria. Native of Ireland.
Rutherglen Lore information: Son of James Gillies, Glasgow Road, Rutherglen.
Australian Attestation Papers information: Born in Rutherglen; trade – clerk; NOK Leanore Gillies (remarried Leanore Drexler). Had previously been father James Gillies of 28 Glasgow Road, Rutherglen.
1901 census information:
Address: 4 High Street, Rutherglen.
Father: James (45) funeral undertaker, born about 1856 in Ireland.
Mother: Catherine (39) born about 1862 in Ireland.
Sister: Catherine J (18) dressmaker, born about 1883 in Ireland.
Self: James J (17) born about 1884 in Ireland.
Sister: Agnes M (16) boot shop assistant, born about 1885 in Ireland.
Brother: Thomas P (14) born about 1887 in Ireland.
Brother: John A (10) born about 1891 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Francis D (7) born about 1894 in Rutherglen.