Patrick John Flaraghtie Fingal HARFORD

Regimental number7499
Place of birthGlengarriffe, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPattern cutter
AddressFitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.25"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinUncle, W Harford, 181 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 April 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Discharge date28 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 4 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, 2 October 1917; marched into 2nd Training Bn, Durrington, 3 October 1917.

Found guilty at Warminster, 18 February 1918, of neglecting to obey an order, 14 February 1918: awarded 5 days' confinement to camp; detached On Command to 1st Training Bn Signals School, 26 February 1918.

Proceeded to France through Folkestone, 22 July 1918; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, 24 July 1918; moved into the field, 26 July 1918; taken on strength of 6th Bn, 28 July 1918.

Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 25 January 1919, and transferred to 55th Casualty Clearing Station (venereal disease); to 7th General Hospital, 29 January 1919. Proceeded to England for further treatment, 4 February 1919; admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 4 February 1919; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, Parkhouse, 6 February 1919 (total period of treatment for venereal disease: 9 days); marched into Longbridge Overseas Training Brigade, Deverill, 25 March 1919.

Embarked Devonport on board HT 'Suffolk' and commenced return to Australia, 12 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 55 June 1919. Discharged Melbourne, 28 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal