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George McILWAITH

Regimental number6589
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMental hospital attendant
AddressMorrisett via Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinCousin, A B L Smith, 346 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date2 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
FateDied of wounds 7 July 1918
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III,Row D, Grave NO. 24), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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