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Edward McGRATH

Regimental number2631
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolPripton Street Christian Brothers (Catholic) School Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBallarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, D McGrath, Howitt Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingNot Known
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of the late Denis MCGRATH; brother of Denis MCGRATH, Howett Street, Wendouree, Victoria

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