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Michael DELANEY

Regimental number2469
Place of birthLeichardt, Victoria
SchoolLeichardt State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTeamster
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinBrother, W Delaney, Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of disease 25 October 1915
Place of death or woundingMudros Island
Date of death25 October 1915
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialPortisnos Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 220), Greece.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Eliza DELANEY. Native of Leichardt, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNephew: 4787 Pte Ralph Taylor DELANEY, 15th Bn, died of sickness, 15 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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