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Joseph Thomas FACEY

Regimental number396
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
SchoolState School, Footscray, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCastlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 10"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMrs J J Robins, Nyah, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year 70 days in the 6th Western Australian Mounted Infantry, Boer War.
Enlistment date1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A52 Surada on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 14 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Mary Ann FACEY. Native of Barker's Creek, Castlemaine, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FACEY Joseph Thomas

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