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Number Private 4198

Battalion 5th Battalion

Place of Birth Yarrawonga

Next of Kin His father Mr. Abel Gallop of
22 Finlayton St Malvern,
later his brother James Gallop of
Francis Cres Glen Iris

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne on 2/9/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 34 years 1 month 5'5",
light brown eyes and dark brown hair

Religion Baptist

Occupation Labourer

Date and place of death

He went missing in action 28/7/1916 and was declared to have been killed in action on that day by artillery fire at a Court of Enquiry held on 13/4/1917.

Location of grave or memorial

He is remembered on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He is believed to have lived in the Hallston area.

Military History

He is on the Hallston Honour Roll
In the Hallston Book he is in a cricket team photo 1903 and a football team photo for Mt Eccles 1905 when they were premiers
2/9/15 He enlisted
29/12/15 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Demosthenes
17/3/16 He went to the 13th reinforcement of 5th Battalion at Serapaum
27/3/16 He embarked to join British Expeditionary Force and embarked from Alexandria on the Saxonia
31/3/16 He was in Hospital at Sea
3/4/16 He disembarked Marseilles
21/4/16 He was in hospital with mumps
23/4/16 He went back to base
9/6/16 He was united with his unit
28/7/16 He was missing in action
13/4/17It was reported that he was actually killed in action by artillery fire
His effects were a safety razor in a cardboard case, a pipe, a handkerchief, a shoulder badge, a scarf, a testament, 2 brushes and a notebook. These were sent to his father
Prudence Barton his sister wrote stating that correspondence be sent to her as her father died in 1921. Her address 135 Manning Rd East Malvern
James Gallop has to state that his parents are dead so he receive the medals
James Gallop authorized Emily Gallop to collect his plaque
27/11/22 James Gallop received medals on


GALLOP, Charles

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