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Michael Joseph HAGGERTY

Regimental number62626
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCleaner, South Australian Railways
AddressPeterborough, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.6
Height5' 4"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Annie Conole, Farm Road, Islington, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; 3 years in the Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date27 August 1918
Place of enlistmentPeterborough, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 October 1918
FateDied of disease 13 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialRockingham Cemetery (Portion Catholic, Grave No. 1), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Gawler, South Australia
Other details

War service: died of pneumonic influenza, Quarantine Station, Fremantle, 13 December 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAGGERTY Michael Joseph

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