Date of birth
Place of birth
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
Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
Flag tattooed over left deltoid AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 6.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
142 lb AWMM
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
Date of death
Age at death
Place of death
Cause of death
Kopuatama Cemetery, SH 43, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM SOLD1 Plot 40 AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 474 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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