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James Henry McNeill

Regimental number6327
Date of birth26 October 1884
Place of birthLancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address293 Nicholson Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29.9
Height5' 5.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E McNeill, 293 Nicholson Street, Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Henry and Martha (nee Stirrat)McNEILL
Discharge date28 June 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kenilworth Castle', 12 March 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit: chronic bronchitis and asthma), Melbourne, 268 June 1918.MBV

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 7 August 1940; discharged, 8 September 1945, as N77490 Pte, Australian Army Catering Corps.
Date of death5 October 1963
Place of burialLilydale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, McNeill James Henry

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