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Patrick CONWAY

Regimental number3274
Place of birthOmagh, Co Tyrone, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 7.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFriend, John Spencer, Union Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date6 June 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Discharge date23 April 1918
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 2 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, 2 October 1917; joined 9th Training Bn, 3 October 1917.

Found guilty, 22 September 1917, of (1) being absent without leave from 2:30 pm, 20 September, to 12:30 pm, 21 September 1917, and (2) using obscene language: awarded 48 hours' detention.

Absent without leave, 21 November 1917; returned to unit, 28 November 1917.

Found guilty, 30 November 1917, of being absent without leave from 6:30 am, 22 November, until apprehended at midnight, 28 November 1917: awarded forfeiture of 28 days' pay.

marched in to Weymouth Command Depot, England, 17 December 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinthie' for discharge, 10 January 1918; no information on disembarkation given; discharged, 23 April 1918 (senility and knee injury).

Medals: none
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONWAY Patrick

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