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Joseph Patrick TROY

Regimental number690
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBridge carpenter
AddressBrisbane GPO, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes Troy, c/o Mrs Slater, Lawnton, North Coast Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 November 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary TROY
Discharge date1 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 16 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 2 March 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 1 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 December 1939
Age at death54
Place of burialLongreach Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, TROY Joseph Patrick

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