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William MACGUIRE

Regimental number1258
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFitter
AddressKelvin Grove Platfform Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Macguire, Kelvin Grove Platform Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4052
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 21 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 71), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Maud MACGUIRE, "Albertville", 3 Childs Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales. Native of Edingburgh

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