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Edward MACGILL

Regimental number29809
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address'Lochgarry', Bunbartha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, E H Macgill, Brewster Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 119
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row T, Grave No. 28), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Essendon Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour ('For King & Country', 'For God and Humanity'). Parents: Edward and Agnes MACGILL, 'Braeside', Brewster Street, Essendon, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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