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James Joseph O'TOOLE

Regimental number6117
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMessenger, G P O
AddressPalmer Street, Watson's Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs E O'Toole, Palmer Street, Watson's Bay, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Moldavia on 2 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919

Military Medal

'For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty. During the operations near CHUIGNOLLES on 23rd and 24th August, 1918, Private O'TOOLE was in charge of a squad of bearers working from the foremost R.A.P. He repeatedly led his squads across heavily shelled country to get out wounded, and showed a fine example of courage and endurance.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

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