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Peter McGUIRE

Regimental number13
Place of birthLimerick, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Catherine McGuire, 29 Dance Road, Fulham, London
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name31st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Date of death28 June 1919
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialToowong Cemetery (R1/100), Queensland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Catherine MCGUIRE. Native of St. John's. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Qld.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGUIRE Peter

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