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Nicholas John Stephen O'NEILL

Regimental number7118
Place of birthKalgoorlie, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Frances O'Neill, 1286 Hare Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the cadets for 4 years.
Enlistment date4 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 24 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Discharge date15 November 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Albany, 24 July 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 16 September 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 23 January 1918; taken on strength, 28th Bn, 29 January 1918.

Admitted to hospital, 30 March 1918; transferred to England, 22 April 1918, and admitted to 2nd Eastern General Hospital, Brighton (appendicitis); granted furlough, 30 May 1918, to report to No. 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 13 June 1918. Proceeded overseas to France, 29 September 1918.

Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 7 December 1918 (influenza); rejoined unit, 6 February 1919.

Transferred to No. 2 Australian Motor Transport Company, 23 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Kanowna', 28 August 1919; disembarked in Western Australia, 15 October 1919; discharged, 15 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death11 July 1948
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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