Service Numbers: 1148, 1295
Enlisted: 22 October 1914, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia, 1882
Home Town: Rutherglen, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound to the shoulder, 4th Auxilary Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 13 August 1915
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row M, Grave 58 Rev. R. Richards officiated Headstone inscription reads: He gave his life for his country greater love hath no man than this
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eldorado War Memorial, Rutherglen War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1148, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1295, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1148, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
7 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1148, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Gunshot wounds to the shoulder

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Hugh and Catherine McKinty of Rutherglen, Vic.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal