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William McGILL

Regimental number2219
Place of birthThomsey, Victoria
SchoolMalvern State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBoot salesman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily McGill, 83 Dandenong Road, Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 12), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Henry and Emily MCGILL, 25 Horace Stret, Malvern, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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