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Regimental number1981
Place of birthBiborra, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mr C Templeton, Swan Terrace, Swan Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.6
Height5' 10"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Bernard Mooney, Innisfail, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 April 1915
Place of enlistmentCairns, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, 23 July 1916 (multiple gun shot wounds).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 13 June 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOONEY Arthur

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