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William John McGUINNESS

Regimental number4491
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPrinter
Address168 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Callaghan, Grand Hotel, Howard, Queensland
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1919
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Annie MCGUINNESS, William Street, Wynnum South, Queensland

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