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Michael Leslie DELANEY

Regimental number68786
Date of birth13 December 1897
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelephone mechanic
AddressBrunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Delaney, 138 Brunswick Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 34th Field Company Army Engineers, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date11 May 1918
Place of enlistmentHorsham, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollGeneral Service Reinforcements
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll; ship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal
Date of death23 February 1954
Age at death56
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, DELANEY Michael Leslie

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