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Regimental number213
Place of birthLimerick, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address63 Rokeby Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 7.25"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amie Morearty, 63 Rokeby Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Previous military serviceGarrison Artillery (12 months service before leaving district); 3rd Infantry Bn (3 years service before leaving district)
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Discharge date22 March 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 22 July 1915; transferred to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Atelia, no date stated; discharged, 14 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 15 August 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 9 September 1915; discharged Melbourne (medically unfit: bronchitis and debility), 22 March 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 January 1925
Place of burialBurwood Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOREARTY John

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