Roll of Honour Company Sergeant Major David Francis Gillespie

Service number 3037
Rank Company Sergeant Major
Unit 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Army
Collection ID RCDIG1068868
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 27 March 1917
Place of Death Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cause of Fate To Be Determined
Place of Association Royal Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Coburg General Cemetery, Coburg, Victoria, Australia
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

Roll of Honour name projection

Company Sergeant Major David Francis Gillespie's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Fri 11 August, 2017 5:23 am
  • Fri 29 September, 2017 10:54 pm
  • Wed 29 November, 2017 1:57 am
  • Sat 3 February, 2018 12:18 am
  • Sat 31 March, 2018 5:17 am
  • Thu 17 May, 2018 2:07 am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

Location on the Roll of Honour

Company Sergeant Major David Francis Gillespie name is located at 167 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).