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Virgil MAGUIRE

Regimental number13630
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolWynnum and Dutton Park Boys School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressWynnum South, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Maguire, Pine Street, Wynnum South, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. II), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Mary MAGUIRE, Pine Street, Wynnum, Queensland. Native of Parramatta, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin of Col Dr A F Maguire, Sydney and Captain R C Nowland, Ashfield, Sydney.

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