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Mary Jane DERRER

Date of birth3 February 1892
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationNurse
AddressHomebush, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs J R Waters, Homebush via Mackay, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital 1-6 Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 17 October 1917
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 9
Date: 24 January 1918

Discharge date28 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee other entry for second period of service.

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