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Percy McGRATH

Regimental number636
Place of birthLancaster, Lancashire, England
SchoolSt James (Catholic) Mixed Public School, England. Holboin Hills Boys Grammar School Millons, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressEmerald, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Miss Lucy Patricia McGrath, c/o Miss F E Atkinson, 30 Market Street, Millom, Cumberland, England
Enlistment date15 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBethlehem Farm East Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 4), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Julia MCGRATH
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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