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Owen GEARY

Regimental number4707
Place of birthMurchison Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address18 Wilson Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rosanna Geary, 18 Wilson Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4716 Pte Ambrose GEARY, 21st Bn, returned to Australia, 24 December 1918; 222 Pte George GEARY, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919; 108 Sergeant Mark Phillip GEARY, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 November 1918; 221 Pte Maurice Timothy GEARY, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 20 December 1918; Cousins: 1928 Pte Patrick GEARY, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 23rd September 1918; 1620 LCpl Walter Daniel CARMODY, 60th Bn, returned to Australia, 6th October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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