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John Murray McINTYRE

Regimental number1977
Place of birthBelfast, Ireland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCook
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 3.25"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Henrietta McIntyre, Dongarra, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Place of enlistmentGeraldton, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Brigade Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date11 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 18 July 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 28 November 1916; taken on strength, 51st Bn, in the field, 14 December 1916.

Attached for duty to 13th Brigade Headquarters, 27 December 1917.

On leave to United Kingdom, 11 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 28 February 1918.

Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 2 September 1918, and transferred same day to 37th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train, 3 September 1918, and transferred to 4th General Hospital, 4 September 1918; to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 10 September 1918; to Australian General Base Depot, Havre, 25 September 1918; classified B3 by Medical Board, 27 September 1918 (overage [49] and asthma). Transferred to England, 1 October 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 2 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 19 January 1919; discharged, Perth, 11 March 1919 (medically unfit).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 February 1925
SourcesNAA: B2455, McINTYRE John Murray

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