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John Francis McGUIRE

Regimental number64278
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPolice Constable
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height6' 2"
Weight192 lbs
Next of kinWife, Margaret Jean McGuire, Wagina, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 June 1918
Place of enlistmentWagina, Western Australia
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements, Western Australia (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board SS Port Darwin on 19 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th General Service Reinforcements
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Discharge date25 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Disembarked Suez, 20 October 1918.

Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 11 November 1918 (pyrexia, not yet diagnosed; abscess, right buttock; recurrence of malaria [contracted c. 10 years previously])

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 2 January 1919 (invalid); disembarked Fremantle, 27 January 1919; discharged, Perth, 25 February 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGUIRE John Francis

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