Ernest William MCGLINN

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MCGLINN, Ernest William

Service Number: 2263
Enlisted: 10 March 1915, Enlisted at York, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: York, Western Australia, 1883
Home Town: York, York, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clearing Contractor
Died: Died of wounds - bomb wound to the head, 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 13 August 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row K, Grave 31
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Jacobs Well District HR, York District Honour Board, York War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

10 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2263, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at York, WA
6 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2263, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2263, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Fremantle
6 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2263, 11th Infantry Battalion, Bomb wound to the head

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Sarah Solcombe of Ford Street, York, WA; brother of John McGlinn of Claremont, WA

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal