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Regimental number3207
Place of birthGpeep Deirinish, Isle of Skye, Scotland
SchoolVatten Public School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia26
AddressHospital for Insane, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary McCaskill, Grup Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 January 1918
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 36), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Mary McCASKILL, 16 John Carrick Street, Springburn, Glasgow. Native of Duirinish, Inverness-shire
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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