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Regimental number460
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTram conductor
AddressWater Street, Wentworthville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22.2
Height5' 10.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel May Curry, Water Street, Wentworthville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Raranga', 8 September 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 29 October 1916; discharged, Sydney, 14 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 July 1959
Age at death65
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURRY John

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