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Regimental number16064
Place of birthCunnamulla, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPostal mechanic
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Dennis J MacGillicuddy, c/o Lithgow Mercury, Lithgow, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron Australian Mounted Division
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date18 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 18 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as John. NAA entry incorrectly lists service number as 166064.

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