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Joseph Francis KELEHER

Regimental number2698
Place of birthBowral New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressEungar, Macleay River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Keleher, William Street, Bowral, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2487 Lance Corporal Thomas KELEHER, 57th Bn, killed in action, 25 October 1917; 2696 Pte James Martin KELEHER, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 25 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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