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Norman Henry McGRATH

Regimental number8966
Date of birth26 August 1896
Place of birthBlack Range, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlasterer
AddressMurray Street, Leura, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, M McGrath, Murray Street, Leura, New South Wales
Previous military service44th Infantry; Militia Infantry 1896 Queensland
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Return to Australia date recorded on Nominal Roll as 11 February 1918
Discharge date30 May 1919
Other details

War service: Gallipoli, Egypt, Belgium, England, France

Served in the 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, 4th and 5th Field Artillery Brigade

Wounded in action in France, gun shot wound to forearm, gassed slightly, and admitted to 3rd General Hospital, Oxford, England - 2 November 1917

Son of Martin and Eliza McGrath
Date of death29 September 1993 - Albury, New South Wales
Age at death97

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