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John McGRATH

Regimental number2927
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolBrisbane State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDowes Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret McGrath, Dowes Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret MCGRATH, Dowse Street, Paddington, Queensland. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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