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John McEVOY

Regimental number1848
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationChef
Address33 Cecil Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30.3
Height5' 9.5"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Henrietta McEvoy, 33 Cecil Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 29 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Discharge date15 June 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Avonmouthon board HS 'Karoola', 22 vFebruary 1917; discharged (medically unfit: disordered action of the heart, shell shock, asthma), Melbourne, 15 June 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McEVOY John

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