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Roland Joseph HALLORAN

Regimental number887
Place of birthTumut, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressChappel Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.4
Height5' 6.75"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Maggie Noble, Chappel Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the New South Wales Bushmen's Contingent, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date7 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date7 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 October 1918; discharged (medically unfit: debility, gas poisoning), Sydney, 7 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 May 1928
Age at death48
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 3324), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HALLORAN Roland Joseph

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