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John Herbert REILLY

Regimental number7018
Date of birth22 July 1883
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolBurwood Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNeutral Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs E E Reilly, Ellalong Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Other detailsEnlisted 16 August 1917, embarked 19 December 1917.Service in France, wounded at Amiens 11 August 1918. Evacuated to Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone, England. Recovered and returned to his unit 9 days before the signing of the armistice.

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