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Gilbert McGill

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gilbert AWMM
  • Surname
    McGill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/2103 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 June 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra LeestonCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. McGill (father), Sedgemere, Taumutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/2103 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      162 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Gilbert McGill was the son of Ivie and Margaret McGill, of Sedgemere, Taumutu, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 8 January 1916; disembarked Suez, 12 February 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, Moascat, 11 March 1916.
    Admitted to No 1 NZ Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 7 April 1916 (not yet diagnosed); discharged to duty, 14 April 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 May 1916; marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 28 May 1916; rejoined 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, in the field, 30 June 1916.
    Wounded in action, 21 September 1916 (gun shot wounds, legs and hand), and admitted to No 45 Casualty Clearing Station.
    Died of wounds, No 45 Casualty Clearing Station, 23 September 1916.

    Parents: Ivie and Margaret McGill, Sedgemere, Taumutu, Canterbury AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    23 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France AWMM III. C. 32. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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