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Michael McGREEVY

Regimental number607
Place of birthStrokestown, Roscommon, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinJohn McGreevy, Strokestown, Roscommon, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Place of enlistmentEnoggera, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentS/SMITH
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateReturned to Australia 2 May 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)2nd LH
Discharge date26 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined Regiment as part of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.

Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, 19 September 1915, and transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis (dysentry, injury to head); admitted to No 19 General Hospital Convalescent Camp, Shabir-el-Ker, 13 September 1915; rejoined unit at the front, Warden, 14 January 1916.

Admitted to hospital, Sohag, 23 February 1916 (deafness).

Embarked Suez on HT 'Armadale' and commenced return to Australia, 23 May 1916; disembarked 1st Military District, 25 June 1916. Discharged as being medically unfit for service, Brisbane, 26 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGREEVY Michael

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