|Place of birth||Strathetown, Ireland|
|School||Christian Brothers School, Perth, Western Australia|
|Age on arrival in Australia||8|
|Address||Subiaco, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, John McGuire, 309 Perth Street, Subiaco, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in the 86th Infantry for 2.6 years; in the Garrison Guard for 1.6 years.|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Not Known|
|Age at death||24.6|
|Age at death from cemetery records||24|
|Place of burial||Prowse Point Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 3), Warneton, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Margaret MCGUIRE, 309 Perth Street, Subiaco, Western Australia. Native of Strathetown, Ireland|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 23 December 1916. Admitted to ship's hospital, 24 December 1916; discharged from hospital, 28 December 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 5 days. Disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917, and marched in to 7th Training Bn, Rollestone.
Found guilty, 20 March 1917, of neglecting to obey Routine Orders in that he was found in Orcheston, 18 March, out of bounds without a pass: awarded 2 days' confined to camp and forfeited 2 days' pay. Found guilty, 24 April 1917, of neglecting to obey Routine Orders in that he was out of bounds without a pass, 21 April: awarded 7 days' confined to camp and forfeited 1 day's pay. Found guilty, 9 May 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 30 April 1917, to midnight, 7 May 1917: awarded 7 days' confined to camp and forfeited 14 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 June 1917. admitted to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 21 June 1917; discharged to Base Depot, 5 July 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 15 days.
Admitted to 40th Stationary Hospital, Havre, 15 July 1917 (synovitis, left knee; injury sustained in the course of training; soldier in 'no way to blame'); discharged to 4th Convalescent Depot, 12 August 1917; to 39th General Hospital, 12 August 1917 (scabies); discharged to Base, 19 August 1917; taken on strength, 27th Bn, 31 August 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 25 December 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Previously (October 1915) rejected for AIF enlistment on account of having no natural teeth.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McGUIRE John Joseph|