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Joseph Michael CORFIELD

Regimental number5362
Place of birthFitzroy Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address1O Marine Parade, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M T Corfield, 1O Marine Parade, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 15 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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