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Michael HEENAN

Regimental number7262
Place of birthTipperary, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressCloncurry, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Height6' 0"
Weight174 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Miss M K Heenan, Roman Catholic Convent, Longreach, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 November 1916
Place of enlistmentCloncurry, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front.

Embarked Sydney on HMAT ‘Ayrshire’, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 12 April 1917; marched into 3rd Training Bn, 12 April 1917; marched into 1st Training Bn, Sutton Veny, 8 November 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France through Southampton, 18 December 1917; marched into 3rd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Rouelles, 19 December 1917; moved into the field, 20 December 1917; taken on strength, 41st Bn, 24 December 1917.

Wounded in action, and admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 26 May 1918, and transferred to 49th Casualty Clearing Station (gas attack); to No 2 Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 5 June 1918. Embarked on board HS ‘St.Andrew’ and proceeded to England for further treatment, 16 June 1918; admitted to Frensham Hill Military Hospital, 17 June 1918; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 2 July 1918; discharged on furlough, 12 July 1918. Marched into No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 15 July 1918; marched into Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 21 September 1918.

Proceeded to France through Southampton, 17 October 1918; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, 18 October 1918; moved into the field, 19 October 1918; rejoined unit from hospital, 20 October 1918; moved into from the field, 26 April 1919. Proceeded to England, 28 April 1919; marched into No 3 Group, Codford, 27 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT ‘Themistocles’, 12 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 10 August 1919. Discharged Brisbane, 19 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of burialGordonvale Cemetery, Queensland

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