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Denis James NOLAN

Regimental number20851
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHome Hill, via Ayr, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Nolan, Home Hill, via Ayr, Queensland
Previous military service2nd Australian Light Horse; Served for 18 months in the Australian Light Horse.
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 33rd Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date4 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 11 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 July 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 29 December 1916. Transferred to 12th Field Artillery Brigade, 4 February 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Port Napier' from London, 12 May 1919; disembarked, 6 July 1919; discharged, 4 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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