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George Thomas McQuay

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    McQuay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Thomas George McQuay AWMM
  • Service number
    12/2582 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 August 1886 AWMM AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 16 February 1915 AWMM C/o Nurse McQuay, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Emma McQuay (mother), Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/2582 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 16 February 1915 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
      Flag tattooed over left deltoid AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      142 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Emma Louisa McQuay and Robert McQuay.

    Two sons, brothers George Thomas McQuay (12/2582) and William Robert McQuay (24/1442) served in WW1.

    Originally struck off strength as a deserter he was actually lost for 12 years in Australia with loss of memory after being buried under sandbags during shelling and subsequent misidentification as an Australian.

    Name order varies as George Thomas (Military record) or Thomas George (BDM)

    War service: 12 year 280 days (of which 1 year 163 days was abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 December 1951 AWMM
    Age 65 AWMM
    StratfordTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kopuatama Cemetery, SH 43, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM SOLD1 Plot 40 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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