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Allan James MAGUIRE

Regimental number3625
Place of birthKilkenny South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway porter
AddressRobert Street, Sandwell, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maguire, Robert Street, Sandwell, South Australia
Previous military service76th Infantry
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 7, Field Ambulance 7, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'Private MAGUIRE was conspicuous on May 3rd 1917 for the cool and daring way in which he repeatedly carried wounded from the R.A.P. 21st Battalion east of BULLECOURT through a heavy enemy barrage to safety.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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