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Regimental number783
Date of birth30 January 1896
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs F Powell, Swaine Avenue, Rose Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Miss Ruth Donaghy, c/o Mrs F Powell, Swaine Avenue, Rose Park, South Australia
Enlistment date13 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Discharge date31 May 1917 - Keswick Barracks
Other details

War Service: France

Served 2 years 107 days (1 year 31 days of which were spent abroad)
Date of death11 November 1971 - Adelaide, South Australia
Age at death75
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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