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Jack Albert McVEA

Regimental number2171
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCook
AddressFitzroy Terrace, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A McVea, King Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Date of death10 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery (Portion Catholic, Row N, Grave No. 13), Adelaide
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mr. A. MCVEA. Native of Christchurch, New Zealand. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, SA.

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