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Regimental number1662
Place of birthMudgee New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHoratio Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ida Mary McGrath, Horatio Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentTPR
Unit nameAustralian Remount Unit 2, Squadron 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/3/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Remount Unit
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)2nd Remount
Family/military connectionsSon: 1654 Lance Corporal Leslie John McGRATH, 4th Machine Gun Company, died of wounds, 24 June 1918; Nephews: 3914 Pte Vivian McGRATH, 18th Bn, killed in action, 2 August 1916; 3328 Pte Glen Allen CAMPBELL, 17th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1918; 2185 Pte Roy William ARKINSTALL, 34th Bn, killed in action, 18 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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