Son of Donald McGilp, Lerags Farm, near Oban. His father was his next of kin.
Worked as an Apprentice Shipwright. Was a protestant by faith. Unable to swim.
Described as 5 foot 4 inches tall with a fresh complextion, fair hair and blue eyes.
Date of Entry 2nd April 1912. Address given as c/o Mr Campbell, 8 Inchgreen Street, Greenock.