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Regimental number682
Place of birthOrange, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPerthville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sweeney, Perthville, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6638
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 August 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lincoln', 4 August 1915 (venereal disease); discharged fit for duty from Llangwarrin Hospital, 22 October 1915.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 6638 Thomas SWEENEY for sencond period of service.

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