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Arthur Wellesley McQUADE

Regimental number54239
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMilk carter
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9.5"
Weight162.5 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M. McQuade, Fall Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military service31st Infantry
Enlistment date17 April 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 April 1918
Place of enlistmentLeichhardt, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements (New South Wales)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Feldmarschall on 19 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollArtillery Details
FateDied of disease 23 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 62), North Tidworth, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Joseph and May MCQUADE, 4 Fall Street, Leichhardt, Sydney
Other details

War service: England.

Embarked Sydney, 19 June 1918; disembarked London, England, 26 August 1918; marched into 9th Training Bn, Fovant, 26 August 1918, and allotted to 34th Bn reinforcements the same day.

Transferred to Artillery Details, 4 October 1918, and marched into Reserve Bde Australian Artillery, Heytesbury, the same day.

Evacuated to hospital, 12 October 1918; admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 13 October 1918 (broncho pneumonia, seriously ill).

Died, Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 23 October 1918 (influenza, and pneumonia).

Buried, Tidworth Military Cemetery, 29 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McQUADE Arthur Wellesley

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