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Herbert Sparling McGILL

Regimental number2292
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Victoria
SchoolTorionga Road State School Caulfield, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBookkeeper
Address18 Union Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rebecca McGill, 66 Sutherland Road, Armadale, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXXIII, Row J, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Rebecca MCGILL, 33 McKinley Avenue, Malvern
Family/military connectionsCPT, EK Keys, CO

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