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McIlwaine submitted an application to join the Expedition, but was not selected at the time.

Original item held at the State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071,
Boxes 2076/1-2076/5 and Boxes 2077/1-2077/4.
Royal Society of Victoria, Exploration Committee Records:
Applications to join the VEE received by the EC.

However, he was appointed to the VEE in Royal Park on the day of departure, 20th August 1860.

He was discharged on the 18 September 1860 at Balranald. Burke wrote cheque #12 to McIllwaine on 18 September 1860 for £16 13s 4d for one months pay.

Where McIllwaine went on the expedition

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