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Robert William McGUINNESS

Regimental number2213
Place of birthWoshington, Cumberland, England
SchoolHigher Grade School, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
AddressEmu Plains, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Mr John McGuinness, Wiltshire Place, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
FateDied of wounds 26 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death36
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot V< Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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