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McNeill, Albert John

Clerk who enlisted as a sapper in the 14th Field Company Engineers, arriving in Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt before being sent to Marseilles, France in June 1916. While in Etaples, he was admitted to hospital for bronchitis, possibly contracted during a gas attack. After recuperating and training in England, he proceeded to Rouelles, France and then Belgium. In April 1918 he spent time in hospital in France with a sprained left ankle and was punished in August and September for absence without leave.

Glebe, Sydney
17 Aug 1891
Departed Sydney
HMAT Ceramic
14 Apr 1916
Arrived Sydney
HT Karmala
17 Aug 1919
Cootamundra, New South Wales
29 Aug 1952
Commemorated by
19 Jan 1916 - 1919