Topic: William Duncan Gillanders (1894-1958)

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Kathleen Gillanders came into Tauranga City Library during the 'Threads of Memory' project and talked about her father, William, who served in Palestine. Filming: Daniel Petersen.

Threads of Memory 2015 - Kathleen Gillanders (1)

Kathleen being interviewed by Stephanie Smith.


 

Te Kuiti man William Duncan Gillanders was born in 1894. He served in Palestine, signing up after his brother was killed at Gallipoli. William died in 1958 at the age of 64 (reg. 1958/25975).

William Gillanders Portrait 15-036

William Duncan Gillanders (1894-1958)

Letter transcripts of William Duncan Gillanders (a work in progress)

 

Threads of Memory 2015 - Kathleen Gillanders (9)

 

Threads of Memory 2015 - Kathleen Gillanders (4)

 

Threads of Memory 2015 - Kathleen Gillanders (10)

 

Further Information:

Births, Deaths and Marriages Online (New Zealand).

Cenotaph Database (Auckland War Memorial Museum).

Military Personnel File.

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William Duncan Gillanders (1894-1958)


Year:2015
Note:Service Number: 16294
First Names:William Duncan
Last Name:Gillanders
Date of Birth:1894
Date of death:1958
Occupation:Farmer
Fathers name:K Gillanders
Military Service:World War I (1914-1918)