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Address'Rockville', Rylstone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, George McQuiggin, 'Rockville', Rylstone, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Killed in Action 4 August 1916. Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1917)

FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 47), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and the late Mary Ann MCQUIGGIN. Native of Rylstone, New South Wales

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