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Regimental number2564
Place of birthCobar New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPatman Street, East Cobar, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, Joseph Carroll, Patman Street, East Cobar, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia

Military Medal

'Displayed splendid courage in action near ZONEBEKE on 26th September, 1917. The advance was checked by a strong enemy Pillbox position. This N.C.O. worked his Section round with great dash and after disposing of the enemy, continued the advance. Throughout the operations his work was most praiseworthy.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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