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Patrick STRANEY

Regimental number771
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMartin Street, Birkenhead, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7.5"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Straney, 49 London Bridge, Sandimont, Dublin, Ireland
Previous military serviceYes served 3 years in Dublin Fusilers
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Susan STRANEY
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Discharge date31 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 20 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 2 December 1918, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 31 January 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 January 1925
Age at death37
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 7 East, Grave No. 13), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, STRANEY Patrick

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