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Jeffrey DENAHY

Regimental number359
Place of birthMichelago, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressArtillery Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.10
Height5' 11.5"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinFather, D Denahy, Michelago PO, Michelago, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date29 February 1920
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 27322 Driver John DENAHY, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, effective abroad (still overseas); 32128 Gunner Daniel DENAHY, 36th Heavy Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 29 February 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 May 1932
Age at death42
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 856), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DENAHY Jeffrey

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