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William John CORKERY

Regimental number3810
SchoolClaremont, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressLyndda Valley, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, D Corkery, Lyndda Valley, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 2 & Reinforcement 3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.5
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lcpl Daniel Frederick Corkery, killed on active service

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