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Regimental number1989
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address73 Dowling Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 10"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Tierney, Willaston P.O, Willaston via Gawler, South Australia
Previous military service3rd Light Horse Brigade Train Discharged for venereal
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1918
Date of death15 June 1919
Age at death from cemetery records38
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mary Ann TIERNEY. Native of Willaston, South AustraliaPlaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date3 July 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 20 October 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 15 December 1918, for onward travel to Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 3 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TIERNEY Joseph

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