Alfred Eager McGILL

Regimental number5841
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolWilliam Street Public School, New South Wales
AddressGlenroy Heighway Avenue, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, William Henry McGill, Golenroy Heighway Avenue, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 25th Infantry Citizens Forces.
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row A, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Margaret MCGILL. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsPTE, E McGill, BR, KIA Polygon Wood, 1917 France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal