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Richard McGRATH

Regimental number1604
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
SchoolNewtown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer
Addressc/o W. McGrath, 247 King Street, St. Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinW. McGrath, 247 King Street, St. Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 11 February 1915
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCroix-du-Bac British Cemetery (Plot I, row B, Grave No. 9), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie MCGRATH, 97 Cambridge Street, Stannum, New SOuth Wales. Native of Newtown, New South Wales

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