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Cornelius FOLEY

Regimental number11754
Place of birthColeraine, Victoria
SchoolSt Mary's Roman Catholic School, Hamilton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMrs M Foley, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Foley, Coleraine Road, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 22 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 17), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret FOLEY, Lonsdale Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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