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McGuire, Alfred Ernest (1929)

Place of Birth: North Melbourne, VIC

Age: 27 years

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 12 January 1915 – Wonthaggi, VIC

Service Number: 1929            view online service record

Wonthaggi, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mary White
230 Abbotsford Street
North Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 26 August 1915
Ship: HMAT Anchises A68
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion – 3rd Reinforcements

RTA: Tuesday, 8 April 1919
Discharged: Tuesday, 15 July 1919

George was working in a mine in Wonthaggi when he enlisted. Lived in Little Dow Street, Port Melbourne after the war.

On his service record, George’s surname is spelt Maguire, however on later papers held by the family, the name is spelt McGuire.

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