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Joseph Hugh McGUIRK

Regimental number2188
Place of birthCrookwell, New South Wales
SchoolCrookwell, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRopemaker
AddressHigh Street, Mascot, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M McGuirk, High Street, Mascot, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 14 June 1915
FateReturned to Australia 29 January 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Married Alice Maude Bennett and they had five children. Wounded in action and convalesced in England.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 February 1948
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, Sydney.

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