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Gillies, F.J.

Gillies, F.J.

Alias: None

Title: Mr

Dates: unknown-unknown

Nationality: Unknown

Awards: Polar Medal (silver); Polar Medal (bronze)

F.J. Gillies was born in Cardiff, Wales, and by 1911 held his chief engineer's certificate in the Merchant Navy. He served as chief engineer on board the Aurora during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 (Aurora) and again during the 1917 relief expedition to rescue the members of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-17 (Aurora). He was a surgeon at the time.

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