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Patrick Joseph FAHEY

Regimental number8387
Place of birthCooma, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address71 Liberty Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.7
Height5' 6"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Fahey, 71 Liberty Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 9th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra CROFTS
Discharge date17 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mamari', 21 December 1918 (influenza); disembarked Melbourne, 11 February 1919 (gun shot wound, left thigh), for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 17 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 August 1966
Age at death74
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. Sec. 8, 1180), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FAHEY Patrick Joseph

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