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William Henry McGINLEY

Regimental number6845
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolHobart State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWoodbridge, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss D McGinley, Woodbridge, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8/10/1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XL, Row F, Grave No. I), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Amy MCGINLEY, Greta, Tasmania. Native of Hobart, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsPTE, W McGinley 3191 15Bn, BR, KIA Bullecourt, 1917 France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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