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Joseph Patrick O'DONOHUE

Regimental number291
Place of birthCrystal Brook, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 11"
Weight167 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria O'Donohue, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPort Pirie, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Discharge date28 June 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham Castle', 10 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: ameobic dysentery), Adelaide, 28 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as O'DONOGHUE.
Date of death24 June 1977
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, O'DONOHUE Joseph Patrick

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