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Robert DALEY

Regimental number284
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address554 Argent Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMrs Maggie Burgess, Premaydena, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Discharge date24 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 2 March 1915.

Wounded in action, 2 May 1915 (no details); transferred to Alexandria, 3 May 1915; to England, and disembarked Southampton, 12 May 1915, and admitted to 1st Southern General hospital, Dudley Road Section, Birmingham.

Admitted to Venereal Hospital, London, 5 July 1915; discharged, 26 July 1915; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 22 days.

Rejoined Bn, Gallipoli, 6 September 1915.

Admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 3 October 1915 (septic hand), and transferred to HS 'Glenart Castle'; to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 4 October 1915; discharged to duty, 21 October 1915.

Admitted to 15th Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 9 Novemmber 1915 (gonorrhoea); transferred to Convalescent Depot, 24 November 1915; rejoined Bn, 7 December 1915; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 27 days.

Disembarked Alexandria, 29 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Embarked alexandria to join theBritish Expeditionary Force, 27 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916.

Admitted to 11th Stationary hospital, Rouen, 12 November 1916 (trench feet); transferred to England, 14 November 1916, and admitted to Beaufort War Hospital, Bristol, 15 november 1916; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 20 November 1916; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 6 December 1916.

Marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, from Weymouth, 28 December 1916.

Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 4 January 1917; discharged to duty, 8 February 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 36 days.

Marched out to Camp Headquarters, Perham Downs, 19 February 1917.

Found guilty, 5 March 1917, of using obscene language: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2, and fofeited �£3.10.0 pay.

Marched in to No 2 command Depot, Weymouth, 6 March 1917.

Admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary hospital, Harefield, 16 April 1917 (fistula); discharged on furlough, 6 July 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 6 July 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 15 August 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 31 august 1917.

Admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 5 February 1918 (scabies); discharged to duty, 10 February 1918.

On leave to Paris, 8 March 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 18 March 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Taranto on board HT 'Kasir a Hind', 24 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 24 January 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 June 1935
SourcesNAA: B2455, DALEY Robert

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