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George Joseph McGRATH

Regimental number5506
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRichmond, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinDaughter, Miss W E McGrath, c/o Mrs M Christensen, Richmond, Queensland
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie MCGRATH. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 October 1934
Age at death45
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery, Queensland

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