SON OF ROBERT AND HARRIET GILLIES, OF 2 CASTLE GARDENS, GOUROCK, RENFREWSHIRE.. Born Dumbarton.
According to Gourock Times report he was awarded DCM (Distinguished Conduct Medal).
Had been at Front Line since start of hostilities. Previously with the 5th Argylls
Buried at Cambrin Churchyard Extension, France. Grave Reference C.5.