Philip MacDonald McGrath Unknown date of birth - 6 December 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number17212 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesPhilip MacDonald AWMM SurnameMcGrath AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number17212 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMWood worker AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMJ ClarkDunedinNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr Joseph Speight (father)Southland Boys' High SchoolInvercargillNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsNorth Africa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number17212 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMDunedinOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMInfantry Reinforcements AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Mr Joseph Speight and Marian Edith McGrath of Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death6 December 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War CemeteryAcromaLibya AWMM Grave referenceGrave 14 G 16 AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Philip MacDonald McGrath by laying a poppy. Patrick Joseph McGrath Patrick Michael McGrath Philip MacDonald McGrath Richard William McGrath Stephen McGrath Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Philip MacDonald McGrath Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 220 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.