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Patrick Edward McGIRR

Regimental number7540.
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
SchoolBourke Convent of Mercy (Catholic) School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address22 Francis Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Miss M McGirr, Convent, Brewarrina, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death39.4
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialLe Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (Plot R, Row E, Grave I), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Kate MCGIRR. Native of Bourke, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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