|Place of birth||Caulfield Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Harrison Street, Bendigo, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, J B McQuie, Bendigo, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Initative and gallantry when in temporary command of his Platoon, and powers of leadership and organisation.' (East of Ypres).
Distinguished Conduct Medal
'Work at Lihons on 10 August 1918.'
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
'At the commencement of the attack on GLENCORSE WOOD east of YPRES on 20th September 1917, when his platoon commander was wounded, Sgt. MCQUIE immediately took charge of the platoon. Although himself twice wounded in the arm and grazed by a bullet on the head shortly afterwards, he carried on until he had collected all the scattered parts of his platoon and constructed a platoon post. He was by this time in a state of exhaustion, but would not leave his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Bar to Military Medal
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
|Other details||Medals: Military Medal & Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|