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Michael McGRORY

Regimental number5390
Place of birthMonaghan, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGasman
AddressCoburg, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 9.75"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A McGrory, 15 Sargood Street, Coburg, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Discharge date14 June 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 1 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 September 1916; marched into 6th Training Bn, Rollestone, 26 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 19 November 1916; taken on strength, 24th Bn, 9 January 1917.

Admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, 15 February 1917 (scabies); transferred to Corps Rest Station, 15 February 1917; discharged to duty, 21 March 1917.

Admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, 22 May 1917 (scabies); discharged to duty, 5 June 1917.

On leave to England, 29 December 1917; admitted to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, while on leave, 12 January 1918 (premature senility); discharged, 15 January 1918, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 16 January 1918.!Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham Castle', 10 March 1918, for discharge (overage); transshipped at Capetown, South Africa, to HT 'Orontes'; departed, 23 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 10 May 1918; discharged (overage), 14 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGRORY Michael

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