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Hugh Gilmore MAEGRAITH

Regimental number4849
Date of birth10 January 1895
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolUniversity College, Adelaide, South Australia
OccupationBank clerk
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A E Macgraith, c/o Dalgety and Co., Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Lismore branch, 12 January 1915.
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Discharge date23 May 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Promoted Corporal, October 1916; Sergeant, February 1917; 2nd Lt, April 1917; Lt, September 1917.

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as MACGRATH.
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 252.

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