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John Ambrose McGREE

Regimental number3888
Place of birthHickeys Creek, New South Wales
SchoolTaylors Arm Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTaylor's Arm, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs B McGee, Taylor's Arm, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Bridget McGREE, Taylors Arm, Macksville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 8/2076 Pte Michael Dennis McGREE, 2nd Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, killed in action, 18 July 1918; 10/1586 Pte Patrick Joseph McGREE, Wellington Infantry Regiment, killed in action, 8 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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