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Michael James BARRY

Regimental number3552
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
True NameCOUGHLIN, Michael James
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBelton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.2
Height5' 8"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Coughlin, 98 Victoria Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in the Volunteers, Western Australia.
Enlistment date17 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date20 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Orari', 15 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 20 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARRY Michael James

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