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John Joseph CASEY

Regimental number2342
Place of birthKillarney, Co Kerry, Ireland
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressLangley, Durham Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 6.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs S M Casey, Langley, Durham Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 2nd regiment, Electrical Company of Engineers; left Australia 'for business reasons'.
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 May 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Rollsee also 931
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Maurice and Catherine CASEY
Discharge date17 December 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne; re-embarked on board HT 'Euripides' for Sydney, 27 September 1917; discharged, Sydney (medically unfit: senility), 17 December 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 February 1937
Age at death57
Place of burialRandwick Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CASEY John Joseph

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