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William McPHAIL

Regimental number2740
Place of birthTomingley New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressTomingley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs S McPhail, 67 Gipps Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 45), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
86
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Susan MCPHAIL. Native of Tomingley, New South Wales

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