LEST WE FORGET 

Air Mechanic First Class Theodore Stanley GILLETT 

Service No: 387
Born: Abbotsford VIC, February 1896
Enlisted in the Army: 18 January 1916
Last Serving Unit: No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Died: 12 April 1921, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Gillett, of Abbotsford

Air Mechanic Gillett formerly served with No. 1 Squadron AFC and was discharged on 1 June 1919.  The cause of his death is not given on his Service Record and the Record does not show any injury or wounds during his Service.  He is listed by CWGC but is not included on the AWM Honour Roll.

References:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, GILLETT T S

Bibliography:

Lax, M. (Mark) (editor) One Man’s War: Aircraft Mechanic Joe Bull’s Personal diaries 1916-9, Banner Books, Maryborough QLD 4650, 1997
Roberts, E.G.  (Eric Glendower) (250197) Box Kites and Beyond, The Hawthorn Press Melbourne VIC 3000, 1976
Sutherland, L. W. (Leslie) Aces and Kings, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1935
Williams, Sir R. (Richard) (1) These are Facts: the Autobiography of Air Marshal Sir Richard Williams KBE, CB, DSO, Australian War Memorial and Australian Government Publishing Service, 1977 – Chapters 3-9

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