|Place of birth||Draperstown, Co Londonderry, Ireland|
|Other Names||MCGILLAN (from Roll of Honour Records)|
|Address||Royal Military College, Duntroon (now ACT), New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Mrs McGillian, Bellensueen, Draperstown, Londonderry, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 12 years in the Royal Field Artillery, British Army.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/6/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||14th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Barcley and Annie McGILLAN|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915. Wounded in action, 7 August 1915 (bullet wound, left arm); admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Heliopolis, 10 August 1915; transferred to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 11 August 1915; rejoined unit at Gallipoli, 29 September 1915. To Divisional Headquarters, 9 December 1915.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 6 April 1916; taken on strength, 1st Anzac Light Horse Regiment, 21 August 1916.
Found guilty, 7 May 1917, of being absent without leave, 2-4 May 1917: forfeited total of 10 days' pay.
Detached from 1st Anzac Army Corps to Australian General Base Depot pending transfer to Infantry Battalion, 9 September 1917; taken on strength, 14th Bn, in the field, 14 October 1917.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 27 December 1917 (rheumatism); transferred same day to 21st Casualty Clearing Station; to 16th General Hospital, Le Treport, 29 December 1917; to England, 9 January 1918, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 10 January 1918; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 7 February 1918; discharged on furlough, 9 February 1918, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 23 February 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 15 June 1918; discharged, Sydney, 18 July 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||64|
|Place of burial||Straw Cemetery, Draperstown, Ireland|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McGILLIAN Michael|