Archibald Maltman McIntyre was born in Liverpool, Lancashire on 19th September 1887 (baptised 6th November 1887), the second son of Archibald Malcolm and Charlotte Eliza McIntyre of Oat Hill, Malpas, Cheshire. Archibald senior was the engineer in charge of Malpas reservoir.
Archibald left for Australia on 21st May 1910 on the SS Everton Grange, sponsored by his great-uncle, James Duke, of Queensland. He lived and worked in Queensland, initially as an engineer and latterly with his cousin, Will Duke, growing bananas in Eumundi, Queensland.
He enlisted with the Australian Imperial Force on 3rd September 1917, leaving for the Western Front on 16th November 1917 on the SS Canberra.
Archibald is also commemorated on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, Australia, on the Eumundi & District Roll of Honour, on the Nambour (Maroochy Shire) Roll of Honour, and at the Masonic Centre, Cooroy.
Regiment : 21st/25th Battalion Australian Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 7089
Killed in action; France 4 July 1918 Aged 30
Information provided by Whitchurch Museum and Archives