Private Alex Gillies
Date of birth: 20 July 1880
Place of birth: Isle of Lewis
Height: 5 ft 9½ in
Complexion: Dark
Eyes: Gray
Hair: Brown
Religion: Presbyterian
Trade / occupation: Labourer
Last address in Lewis: 14 Lionel

Marital status: Married
Next of kin: Mrs A Gillies, Wife, of 509 Niagara St, Victoria BC

Military unit: 15th Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Service number: 77624
Volunteered at Victoria on 5 November 1914

Date of death: 25 May 1915  at the age of 34
Cause of death: Killed in action in France
Memorial: Vimy Memorial
Local memorial: North Lewis, Cross
Previously served in 3rd Seaforths

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