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Christopher Michael McKINSTRY

Regimental number24420
Place of birthJamieson Victoria
Other NamesMcKinstry, Christopher M
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShunter
AddressGaffneys Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Miss K McKinstry, Gaffneys Creek, Victoria
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 3, Section 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/91/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Date of death21 May 1919
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Plot F, Grave No. 870 F), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of W.M. MCKINSTRY. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.

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