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John Joseph McRORY

Regimental number1942
Date of birth25 January 1876
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
True NameMcRORY
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMount Surprise via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFather, P J McRory, 215 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Discharge date14 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 July 1947
Age at death71
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, McRORY John Joseph

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