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Regimental number2607
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address409 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Carroll, 409 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Junior Cadets.
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1916
Discharge date4 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

(no embarkation details); admitted to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital Cairo, Egypt, 3 February 1916 (injured knee); transferred to Convalescent Depot, Ras el Tin, 13 March 1916 (synovitis); to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 25 May 1916; to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, 13 June 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Clan McGillivaray', from Suez, 10 July 1916; disembarked Sydney, 14 August 1916; discharged, 4 November 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARROLL Richard

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