Adam Borthwick MCNEIL

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MCNEIL, Adam Borthwick

Service Number: 107
Enlisted: 5 April 1916, Petersburg, South Australia - now known as Peterborough
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ucolta, South Australia, 4 October 1895
Home Town: Ucolta, Peterborough, South Australia
Schooling: Ucolta State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 June 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ucolta Memorial Hall (Remains)
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World War 1 Service

5 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 107, 3rd Division Cyclist Company, Petersburg, South Australia - now known as Peterborough
18 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 107, 3rd Division Cyclist Company, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Demosthenes embarkation_ship_number: A64 public_note: ''
18 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 107, 3rd Division Cyclist Company, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney
3 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 107, 12th Infantry Battalion

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One of three brothers who each lost their lives in service.

Brother of 2353 Pte. Thomas Borthwick McNeil (/explore/people/262259) who died of wounds in France 02 Sep 1916, and 2381 Pte. Alexander John McNeil (/admin/people/274279/Killed%20in%20Action,%20Pozi%C3%A8res,%20France,%2012%20August%201916) who was killed in action at Pozières, France 12 Aug 1916

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