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Archibald Gordon McAskill (1898–1916)

Mr. and Mrs. McAskill, of Alberton, have received news of the death of their second son Private A. G. [Archibald Gordon] McAskill, who died on July 20 from wounds received in action. Private McAskill was only 18 years old last February. He enlisted about eight months ago. While in Egypt he was transferred. Prior to joining the colors he was employed by the International Harvester Company. His elder brother Corporal A. M. McAskill is now serving with a machine gun section.

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'McAskill, Archibald Gordon (1898–1916)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


6 February, 1898
Kapunda, South Australia, Australia


25 July, 1916 (aged 18)
Pozieres, France

Cause of Death

war wounds

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Military Service