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John Joseph McEVOY

Regimental number5149
Place of birthRushworth Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCornella East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr J McEvoy, Cornella East via Colbinabbin, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1544A Corporal James Anthony McEVOY, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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