James McGEARY

Regimental number2944
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressCullen Bullen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinFather, James McGeary, Balgownie, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollINF 57
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)57th Bn
Date of death12 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Plot L, Grave No. 735), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Rosa MCGEARY. Native of Newcastle-on-Tyne, England. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.