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Regimental number1591
Place of birthRaglan Street, Manchester, England
SchoolRoman Catholic, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBulah Creek, Narrabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Quigley, 15 Andrew Street, Arstin Road, Manchester, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 January 1992
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNew Irish Farm Cemetery (Plot XXXVI, Row B, Grave No. 22), St. Jean-Les-Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and Francis QUIGLEY, 15 Andrew Street, Ashton Old Road, Higher Openshaw, Manchester, England

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