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Allan Douglas McASKIL

Regimental number1643
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressGalaquil East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Donald McAskil, Merri Bank, North Coburg, Victoria
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row E, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns: Donald and Jessie MCASKIL. Native of Newlands, Coburg, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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