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William Peter McGILL

Regimental number1122
Place of birthLeith, Scotland
SchoolLeith Cooper Street School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Gill, 15 Bright Street, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 8), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter Robertson and Elizabeth MCGILL, 15 Bridge Street, Kirkaudbright, Scotland. Native of Leith, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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