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Joseph Leo MULKEARNS

Regimental number482
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Victoria
SchoolSt Patricks (Catholic) College, East Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingMusic
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address24 Byron Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinJ F Mulkearns, 24 Byron Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 64th Carlton Infantry and 58th Battalion Essendon Rifles.
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe succeeded as an athlete at College. He was a member of St Francis Choir Melbourne and also a member of St Patricks Old Collegious Association.
FateDied of wounds 1 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 149), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jessie MULKEARNS, 16 Byron Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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