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Michael McGRATH

Regimental number749
Place of birthDungarvan, Ireland
Other NamesMM
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary McGrath, Cappoquin, Co Waterford, Ireland
Enlistment date30 October 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 25 October 1917

Unspecified


Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGRATH Michael

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