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James Edward McGILL

Regimental number2934
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolWilliam Street Public School Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, William Henry McGill, 'Glenroy', Heighway Avenue, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25/9/1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres Belgium
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row C, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Margaret MCGILL. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsPTE, AE McGill 18Bn, BR, KIA Polygon Wood, Ypres Belgium.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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