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Thomas McGILL

Regimental number6544
Place of birthGlenerhilly, Scotland
SchoolPresbyterian, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressCoorow, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James McGill, Coorow, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row Z, Grave No. 31), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Janet MCGILL, George Street, Queens Park, Werstern Australian. Native of Scotland
Family/military connectionsCousin: 275 Pte George McGILL, 11th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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