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Andrew Hugh McKINSTRY

Regimental number5152
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGoornong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr William John McKinstry, Goornong, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row D, Grave No. 22), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Charlotte MCKINSTRY, Goornong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 238 Sgt Thomas Marshall McKINSTRY, 21st Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McKINSTRY Andrew Hugh

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