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Certificate of the Service of John Henry Robert Gill in the Royal Australian Navy

Date: 1927 - 1949
Dimensions:
Overall: 344 x 215 mm, 80 g
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Jack Gill
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Service papers
Object No: 00034315

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    Description
    This Royal Australian Navy certificate of service belonged to John Henry Robert Gill of Sydney. The front page of the record lists Gill's personal information, including physical characteristics, religion, date of birth, periods of volunteer engagements and medals received. The record is also comprised of information documenting his gunnery examinations, torpedo service and lists every ship Gill served in and his rank between 1927 - 1949.
    SignificanceThis original Royal Australian Navy certificate of service provides detailed information about the career path and deployments of John Henry Robert Gill from his enlistment in 1927 until 1949.
    HistoryBorn 5 April 1909 in Camperdown, New South Wales, John Henry Robert Gill (service number 18774) served in the Sydney Port Division of the Royal Australian Navy from 1927 to 1949.

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