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William Edward GILL

Regimental number2915
Place of birthTibooburra, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation Hand
AddressTibaborough, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Gill, 19 Clifford Street, Torrensville, South Australia
Enlistment date19 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 May 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 12), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Ellen GILL, "Boylynn", Wilton Terrace, West Hilton, South Australia. Native of Tibooburra, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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