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Ernest Leo MAGUIRE

Regimental number4168
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address395 Riley Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.4
Height5' 7"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Maguire, 395 Riley Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 December 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Dermatological Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date16 April 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 11 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit: cataract, left eye), Sydney, 16 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 September 1927
Age at death32
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 10, 1125), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MAGUIRE Ernest Leo

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