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John Joseph WHELAN

Regimental number1105
Place of birthRichmond, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShipping clerk
Addressc/o T Whelan, 5 Cecil Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 10.5"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Whelan, 5 Cecil Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Previous military service1 year 15 Battalion A.I.F. 3 yrs Force Lesusia Discharged medically unfit
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 April 1915
Date of death10 April 1919
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialWilliamstown Cemetery, Victoria
Discharge date19 July 1918
Other details

Disembarked 12 June 1918; discharged Melbourne, 19 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHELAN John Joseph

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