|Place of birth||Launceston, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Father, W Gill, Cr Arthur and Sanden Street, Launceston, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||50th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||31|
|Age at death from cemetery records||31|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Elizabeth GILL. Native of Launceston, Tasmania|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 8246 Bombardier Alick Roy GILL, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919; 670 Pte Tasman Henry GILL, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 7th Bn, Gallipoli, 8 My 1915.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 4 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to and taken on strength, 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 Debruary 1916.
Promoted Corporal, Hog's Back, 9 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried in No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GILL William Alexander
Red Cross file 1160809