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Sylvester McNAMARA

Regimental number144
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressVictoria Barracks, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McNamara, 46 High Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date23 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 9 June 1916

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Date of death2 July 1961
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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