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William TIERNEY

Regimental number3638
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5'2.75"
Weight114 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss M J Tierney, 27 Portland Street, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Discharge date19 July 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 12 June 1918, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 19 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 July 1924
Age at death48
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (7 East 9), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TIERNEY William

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