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Regimental number5394
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
OccupationGas stoker
Address4 Henderson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 5.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eliza McConaghy, 4 Henderson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Discharge date29 October 1917
Other details

War service: England

Admitted to Clearing Hospital, Royal Park, 5 May 1916 (septic foot).

Marched into 6th Training Bn, Larkhill, England, 26 January 1917.

Marched out from 6th Training Bn, 2 July 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 2 July 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, from England, on board HT ‘Demosthenes’, 27 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917; discharged, 29 October 1917 (medically unfit. Rheumatism and overage).

Medal: British War Medal

Medal stamp marked 'Returned 10/5/1928'.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCONAGHY David

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