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Allan John McCOLL

Regimental number534
Place of birthWickliffe, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWando Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina McColl, Wando Vale via Casterton, Victoria
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 September 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBuire Communal Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Casterton Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Lachlan and Christina (d. 8 November 1919, aged 65; bu. Casterton) McCOLL. Native of Wickliffe, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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