Francis James McGUIRK

Regimental number2750
Place of birthPyrmont, New South Wales
SchoolSaint Bede's Roman Catholic School, Pyrmont, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
Address59 Bowman Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McGuirk, 59 Bowman Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
FateDied of wounds 12 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18.7
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 22), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth McGUIRK, 59 Bowman Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal