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Terence O'RILEY

Regimental number1816
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCoburg, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs N O'Riley , 8 Elm Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


'For conspicuous bravery in keeping his mortar in action near Bullecourt, the remainder of the crew being casualties.'
Recommendation date: 12 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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