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FRANCIS A McGRILLAN

Regimental number827
Place of birthCastlereagh, Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRushworth, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 11"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinM A McGrillan, 51 King Road, Prestwich, Manchester, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Marine Artillery.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
SPELT MCGRILLEN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Disembarked Alexandria, 5 April 1918.

Killed in action, Gallipoli, 8 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGRILLAN FRANCIS A

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