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John Peter McELROY

Regimental number3550
Place of birthBenalla Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSwan Pool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McElroy, Swan Pool, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
FateKilled in Action 5 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 31), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary MCELROY. Native of Swanpool, Victoria

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