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Patrick McADAM

Regimental number711
Place of birthMonaghan, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNo fixed address
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Flight, 240 Marsh Lane, Bootle, Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 December 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Discharge date22 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Aeneas', 30 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 December 1917, and marched into 6th Training Bn, Fovant. Transferred to 21st Battalion, Fovant, and taken on strength, 31 December 1917.

Admitted to Civil Isolation Hospital, Fovant, 15 February 1918; discharged to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 19 March 1918; moved out, 5 April 1918; marched into 6th Training Brigade, Fovant, 6 April 1918. Proceeded to France through Folkestone, 15 April 1918; marched into New Zealand Base Depot, Etaples, 17 April 1918; moved into the field, 17 April 1918; joined 21st Bn in the field, 1 May 1918.

Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 4 July 1918; transferred to 10th General Hospital, Rouen, 5 July 1918. Embarked Rouen on HS 'Essquibo' and proceeded to England for further treatment, 10 July 1918; admitted to Bath War Hospital, 12 July 1918 (shrapnel wound, right thigh); transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 13 August 1918; discharged on furlough, 16 August 1918. Marched into No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 30 August 1918; moved out to Overseas Training Brigade, 22 October 1918. Transferred to 6th Bn, 22 October 1918.

Proceeded to France through Southampton, 21 November 1918; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, 22 November 1918; taken on strength of 6th Bn in the field, 26 November 1918. Transferred to 24th Bn and taken on strength, 27 December 1918.

Admitted to 39th General Hospital, 26 May 1918 (scabies); discharged to Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, 28 May 1919. Proceeded to England, 30 May 1919; disembarked Southampton, 31 May 1918; marched into No 2 Group, Sutton Veny, 31 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Argylshire', 1 August 1919; disembarked 3rd Military District, 22 September 1919. Discharged Melbourne, 22 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McADAM Patrick

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