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Regimental number85
Place of birthArmogh, Ireland
Place of birthArmagh, Ireland
SchoolSt Josephs (Catholic) Manchester, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRubber employee
Address68 Mill Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFather was Color Sergeant 23 years service 3rd Royal Irish Fusiliers. Served Egyptian War. Decorations Egyptian Medal and ... Star. Another brother returned 26th January 1919. (Edward McDermott Brother)
FateDied of wounds 3 May 1915
Place of death or woundingAlexandria, Egypt
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 87), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary MCDERMOTT
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McDERMOTT Stephen

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