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John Stephen O'DONOGHUE

Regimental number2029
Place of birthQuorn South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Patrick Joseph O'Donoghue, Wagin, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Training Brigade Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2179 Pte Phillip Vincent O'DONOGHUE, 51st Bn, killed in action, 2 April 1917; 956 Pte Patrick George O'DONOGHUE, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 29 July 1915.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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