McGHEE, Edward

Service Number –   5899.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   27th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   26  May  1916.

Address on Enlistment –   South  Bunbury,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Labourer.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  Bernard  McGhee,  Mother-  Emily  McGhee,  both  of  South  Bunbury,  W. A.

 

Religion –   Roman  Catholic.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  30  October  1916  on  HMAT  A16  “  Port  Melbourne  “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   3  October  1918.

Place –   Bellicourt,  France.

Age at Death –   32.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Australian  National  Memorial,  Villers – Brettoneux,  Somme,  France.  (  No  Known  Grave  ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   110.

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