McIntyre, George Joseph (12352)
Place of Birth: Echuca, VIC
Age: 26 years 4 months
Enlistment Details: Monday, 26 July 1915 – Geelong, VIC
Service Number: 12352 view online service record
Next of Kin:
George Stephen McIntyre (father)
Date: Saturday, 27 May 1916
Ship: HMAT Ascanius A11
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 10th Field Ambulance
KIA: Saturday, 13 October 1917
NOK address at Embarkation: 245 Princes Street, Port Melbourne.
Private, 10th Australian Field Ambulance, killed in action 13 October, 1917, France, aged 28, commemorated Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium.
Parents: George Stephen McIntyre, born Echuca, educated St Mary’s RC, Echuca. Enlisted as a 26 year-old draper’s assistant from Echuca, his father at 245 Princes Street, Port Melbourne. Awarded Military Medal, gazetted Australia 21 August, 1917. His father returned the circular from there, Echuca as place of association.
Additional research by Brian Membrey
MILITARY MEDAL : “On the 28th January, 1917, during the raid on the German trenches, McIntyre was posted as a dresser midway between the subsidiary and front lines. On receiving a message that wounded required attention in the front line, he went forward and rendered valuable assistance in dressing cases under fire. Hearing moaning in No Man’s Land”, he went over the parapet and helped bring a man shot through the head …” (4 March, 1917)