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Regimental number20857
Date of birth21 October 1891
Place of birthHomebush via Mackay, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNebo, via Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs M MacDonald, Nebo, via Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 33rd Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Discharge date7 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 11 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 July 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 30 December 1916. Taken on strength, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, and posted to 46th Battery, 9 February 1917.

Marched out to commence return to Australia, 6 April 1919; commenced return to Australia on board 'Port Melbourne', 5 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 August 1919; discharged, 7 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death18 September 1963
Place of burialTownsville Cemetery (Belgian Gardens), Queensland

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