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Regimental number918
Place of birthGlenlyon, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGlenlyon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinJohanna McCormick, Glenlyon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 7 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1916
Discharge date6 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Themistocles', 8 May 1916; discharged (medically unfit: shell shock), Melbourne, 6 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsGiven name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as John.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCORMICK Joseph

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