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Arthur Hortin McGUIRE

Regimental number882
Place of birthBrighton, Tasmania
Place of birthThirlstane, Tasmania
SchoolThirlstane State School, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressThirlstane, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Pearson,Thirlstane, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. I), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Martha PEARSON (formerly MCGUIRE), Oldacre Street, Devonport, Tasmania, and the late William MCGUIRE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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