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Allan James McNEILL

Regimental number61900
Date of birth17 October 1894
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressErringong, Birregurra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McNeill, c/o Mrs Beach, Erringong, Birregurra, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the citizen Military Forces ('but lately living outside training area').
Enlistment date6 June 1918
Place of enlistmentColac, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Zealandic on 5 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date17 September 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Melbourne, 5 October 1918; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 13 November 1918; discharged, 17 November 1918; disembarked London, England, 5 December 1918, and marched in to 5th Training Bn, Fovant.

Proceeded overseas to France, 17 February 1919; taken on strength, 23rd Bn, in the field, 17 February 1919.

Detached to [?], Chaleroi, 20 April 1919; rejoined Bn, 13 May 1919.

Marched out for return to Australia, 24 May 1919; disembarked Southampton, 31 May 1919, and marched in to No 2 Group, Sutton Veny.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 September 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 17 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

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