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John Patrick McNAMARA

Regimental number7965
Date of birth12 June 1887
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers Catholic College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressUnley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Miss L M McNamara, 33 Unley Road, Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death7 September 1932
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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