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Edward NALTY

Regimental number2885
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMorgan Street, Canterbury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 9.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, R. Nalty, Morgan Street Canterbury, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMilitia (6 months)
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date19 September 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength of 3rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 6 January 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.

Found guilty, 11 April 1916, of being absent from Tattoo Roll Call, until 2200 hours, 9 April 1916: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2.

Remainded for Field General Court Martial, 11 April 1916, for refusing to obey an order given by his superior officer, 4 April 1916; found guilty by Commanding Officer, 22 April 1916, of disobeying a lawful command given by his superior officer: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeits 11 days' pay.

Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, 30 June 1916 (shell, left leg); transferred to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 2 July 1916 (gunshot wound chest and hand); to Ambulance Train, 3 July 1916; to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 3 July 1916 (gunshot wound left foot); to England, 4 July 1916; to St Michael Annex, Quex Park Hospital, Birchingtom, 5 July 1916 (gunshot wound left foot, slight); to Shorncliffe War Hospital, 31 July 1916; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 30 January 1917; to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 1 March 1917; discharged to furlough, 10 March 1917.

Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 23 March 1917.

Admitted to Monte Video, Weymouth, 8 April 1917 (gunshot wound left foot).

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Miltiades', 4 May 1917; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1917; discharged Sydney (medically unfit), 19 September 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 June 1937
SourcesNAA: B2455, NALTY Edward

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