James Peter MCGUIRE

James Peter Mcguire Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Milton NSW
Resided
Acland
Occupation
Fruiterer & Horseman
Enlisted
16-November-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
34
Status
Married
Service No
639
Rank
Private
Unit
42nd Battalion, C Company
Embarked
05-June-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
07-June-1917
Place
Messines, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium
Notes

James McGuire arrived in France in October 1916 and transferred to the 49th Battalion. In December he was attached to the Anzac Light Railway Company then re-joined his unit in May 1917. Three weeks later he was killed in action at Messines, Belgium. His body was never found.

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