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William Bede GALVIN

Regimental number3236
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWarwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.8
Height5' 8.5"
Weight144.5 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Margaret Galvin, Boggabille via Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 July 1916
Place of enlistmentWarwick, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollHQ Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date17 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5024 Pte Cyril Woodlock GALVIN, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 22 November 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 17 September 1919.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GALVIN William Bede

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