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Thomas Borthwick McNEIL

Regimental number2353
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressUcolta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs C McNeill, Ucolta, South Australia
Enlistment date6 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialContay British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Caroline MCNEIL, Ucolta, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2381 Pte Alexander John McNEIL, 4th Light Trench Mortar Battery, killed in action, 12 August 1916.
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as McNEILL.

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