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James Lawrence McGILL

Regimental number2469
Place of birthFernmount, Belliger River, New South Wales
Place of birthFernmount, Bellinge River
SchoolLewisham Christian Brothers (Catholic) School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPrinter
Address6 View Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Dennis James McGill, 6 View Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Previous military service9th AASC; Served in the Commonwealth Citizens Force
Enlistment date20 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2/9/1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. D. and Eliza MCGILL, Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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