Jack MCVEA

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MCVEA, Jack

Service Numbers: 1401, 1440, 1401, 1440
Enlisted: 2 November 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW Originally issued with service number 1401 but later changed to 1440
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Liverpool, Fairfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timber Cutter
Died: Died of wounds , Ras-el-Tin Military Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 30 May 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row M, Grave 97 Chaplain Rev. Oliphant officiated
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1401, 1440, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW Originally issued with service number 1401 but later changed to 1440
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1401, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1401, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Sydney
30 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1440, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin given as his brother of Charles McVea of Irish Town, Tasmania later changed to his niece L. Tuxford of Boolaroo, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal issued to his niece L. Tuxford