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Regimental number1515
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address'Gowrie', Sheehy Street, Glebe Point
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinCousin, Mrs Florrie Wilkinson, 'Gowrie', Sheehy Street, Glebe Point
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name19th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollRSM
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Gallantry and devotion to duty whilst in charge of carrying party. (Pozieres)
Recommendation date: 10 August 1916

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 24 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 December 1932
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARRICK Peter

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