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Michael Philip GEARY

Regimental number6564
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolMarist Brothers High School, Darlinghurst, NSW (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Geary, 59 Pile Street, Marrickville, Sydney, NSWi
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces, 35th Regt.
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in England of broncho-pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 1 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Michael Phillip Geary on NR
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 240), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emily GEARY, 59 Pile Street, Marrickville, Sydney

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