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Joseph QUIGLEY

Regimental number2389
Date of birth18 July 1891
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers Catholic College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Quigley, Irish Harp Road, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2389A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia
Discharge date1 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2970 Pte Patrick John QUIGLEY, 50th Bn, arrived back in Australia, 17 October 1917; 3362 Lance Corporal Thomas Andrew QUIGLEY, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919; 3363 Pte David Daniel QUIGLEY, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 January 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Gassed, Messines, 20 March 1918; invalided to 53rd General Hospital, then to Military Hospital, Colchester, essex, England; returned to duty, 19 July 1918. Contracted heart trouble; invalided to Harwick Hospital, Scotland, 14 August 1918. Arrived back in Australia, 5 April 1919; discharged as medically unfit.
Date of death10 July 1949

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