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Regimental number2955
Date of birth26 June 1890
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMunday Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Mullins, Munday Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Discharge date20 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Taken on strength, 17th Battalion, France, 23 March 1917; wounded in action, (shrapnel wound, buttock) 3 May 1917; admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 5 May 1917.

Rejoined unit 21 June 1917. Sick, to hospital, 16 October 1917; rejoined Battalion, 21 October 1917. Sick, to hospital, 27 November 1917; rejoined Battalion 11 December 1917. To hospital, sick, 2 August 1918; transferred to Kitchener Military Hospital, Brighton, 25 August 1918

Returned to Australia per HMAT 'Aeneas'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death5 September 1936
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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