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John Joseph MORIARTY

Regimental number7285
Place of birthChristchurch New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBookkeeper
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, M Moriarty, Ashburton, New Zealand
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary MORIARTY, Cox Street East, Asburton, New Zealand. Native of Christchurch, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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