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John Edwin O'MALLEY

Regimental number6774
Place of birthWestbury, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWaratah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Edward O'Malley, Waratah, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the 91st Infantry, Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date18 August 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1919
Discharge date11 May 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 413 Corporal Charles Arthur O'MALLEY, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 3-4 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 22 December 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Tasmania, 11 May 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, O'MALLEY John Edwin

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