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Daniel Thomas NOLAN

Regimental number2688
Place of birthWest Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMurat Bay, West Coast, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 10"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinFather, Daniel Thomas Nolan, 5th Street, Bowden, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Discharge date10 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria, Egypt, to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 June 1916.

Admitted to No 9 Stationary Hospital, Marseilles, 30 June 1916 (not yet diagnosed); marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, from hospital, 10 September 1916 (venereal disease: gonorrhoea); total period of treatment for venereal disease: 73 days.

Marched out to unit, 30 September 1916; taken on strength of 32nd Bn, 4 October 1916.

Detached to Anzac Light Railway, 27 December 1916; rejoined unit, 13 June 1917.

To 2nd Army Summer Rest Camp, 27 August 1917; rejoined unit, 7 September 1917.

On leave to England, 5 October 1917; rejoined unit, 16 October 1917.

On leave to England, 25 November 1918.

Admitted, while on leave, to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 4 December 1918 (influenza); discharged to leave, 18 December 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 18 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Lancashire', 7 February 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 26 March 1919; discharged Adelaide (medically unfit), 10 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death23 December 1933
SourcesNAA: B2455, NOLAN Daniel Thomas

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