John Joseph MCGUIRE

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MCGUIRE, John Joseph

Service Number: 6360
Enlisted: 20 October 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Strathetown, Ireland, 5 May 1893
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Christian Brothers, Subiaco, Western Australia
Occupation: Wicker worker
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 25 December 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Prowse Point Cemetery
Row 31 B
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

20 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6360, 27th Infantry Battalion, Perth, Western Australia
23 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6360, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6360, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Fremantle
25 Dec 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6360, 27th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

John came to  Australia with his family  at the age of 10 he lived in Subiaco at 309 Perth street. He previously served in the 86th infantry for 2½ years and in the Garrison Gaurd for 1½ years.

Enlisted 20 Oct 1916 and then was Killed in action aged 24 yrs on 25 Dec 1917

Sadly missed by all who knew him R.I.P - Bob McGuire (nephew)