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John Parnell DARMODY

Regimental number1673
Place of birthNormanton, Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers School, Maryborough, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
AddressWalloon near Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Darmody, Walloon near Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date23 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death25
Place of burialSt John (Catholic) Churchyard, Powerston, Co Tipperary, Ireland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Died of wounds received in France, 24th August 1916. Unit. 26th Bn
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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