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Matthew Patrick COONEY

Regimental number1651
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBlackhall, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Cooney, 31 Stoneybatter, Dublin, Ireland
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: "See letter dated 2 May 1915"

FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
SourcesNAA: B2455, COONEY Matthew Patrick

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