Jonathan Joseph Gillespie

Jonathan Joseph Gillespie

Birth July 1897 Death 9th Aug 1918 Private
Border Regiment
Service #28123

Personal Details

Place of Birth Rowrah
Residence at Enlistment 10 Rheda Terrace , Cleator Moor
Residence (Roll of Honour)
Residence 1911 Census 10 Rheda Terrace , Cleator Moor
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended
Organisation Membership
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) James & Elizabeth Gillespie
Siblings Joseph J , John T Branthwaite (step brother)
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Border Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 2nd
Rank at Enlistment Private
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 28123
Date of Enlistment
Place of Enlistment
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts The Italians entered the war on the Allied side, declaring war on Austria, in May 1915. Commonwealth forces were at the Italian front between November 1917 and November 1918. In March 1918, XIV Corps (the 7th, 23rd and 48th Divisions) relieved Italian troops on the front line between Asiago and Canove, the front being held by two divisions with one division in reserve on the plain

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 21
Date of Death 9th Aug 1918
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 2nd
Rank at Death Private
Circumstances of Death killed in Action
Service Number at Death 28123
Field of Action at Death Italy
Place of Death
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial BOSCON BRITISH CEMETERY
Grave Position Plot 2. Row D. Grave 3.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-/
Grave/Memorial Country Italy
Private Memorial St Johns War Memorial


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