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Regimental number1562
Place of birthLongbow, Goatbridge, Scotland
SchoolSt Augustance Roman Catholic School Goatbridge, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoal miner
Addressc/o Mrs Sadler, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah O'Hagan McIlwee, 129 Towns Head, Kirkentillock, Scotland
Previous military servicePresent with his battalion in every engagement up til his death, including Gallipoli, Eygpt, and France
Enlistment date16 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death30
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Sarah MCILWEE, 32 East Wellington Street, Parkhead, Glasgow

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