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William Herbert Charles TOOHILL

Regimental number1666
Place of birthGravesend, Kent, England
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressToogoolawah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Helen Elizabeth Toohill, Toogoolawah, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollY2/Australian Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 2 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBoulogne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No 165), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Helen Elizabeth Toohill, Toolgoolawah, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2511 Pte Edward William TOOHILL, 52nd Bn, returned to Australia, 31 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFamily name recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as TOOHIL.

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