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Henry Vincent MAGEE

Regimental number2361
Place of birthBurnley, Richmond, Victoria
SchoolSt Peters and Pauls Catholic School, South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPrinters assistant
Address247 Montague Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Magee, 161 Nelson Road, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 43), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Catherine MAGEE, Thames Promenade, Chelsea, Victoria. Native of Burnley, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother to a member of the AIF killed in action Bullecourt, France 3rd May 1917.

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