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William Charles Gordon Meiklejohn McKELLAR

Regimental number4581
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMeereek, Apsley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinBrother, Robert McKellar, Meereek, Apsley, Victoria
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4851
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of disease 16 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialSt Edith Churchyard, Haverstock, Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Apsley Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Peter (b. 8 May 1840; d. 12 October 1910, aged 70; bu. Apsley) and Barbara Meiklejohn (b. 8 December 1836; d. 13 June 1913, aged 76; bu. Apsley) McKELLAR. Native of Meereeck, Apsley, Victoria
Other details

War service: England

Medal: British War Medal

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