Philip MacDonald McGrath Unknown date of birth - Died 6 December 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number17212 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Wood worker AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown J Clark, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr Joseph Speight (father), Southland Boys' High School, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsNorth Africa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number17212 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; Infantry Reinforcements AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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 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 Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM Grave referenceGrave 14 G 16 AWMM 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.