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Valentine DONOVAN

Regimental number57535
Date of birth3 December 1899
Place of birthDonnybrook, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Occupation Horse driver
Address1 Brookman Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr James Donovan, 1 Brookman Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years 6 months in Cadets
Enlistment date3 June 1918
Place of enlistmentNortham, Western Australia
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Western Australia)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919
Discharge date11 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 16 May 1919; disembarked Perth, 20 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 11 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DONOVAN Valentine

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