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Maurice Timothy GEARY

Regimental number221
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressBrunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mary Geary, 175 Albert Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Plot D, Grave No. 195D), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Timothy and Mary GEARY. Native of Footscray, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4716 Pte Ambrose GEARY, 21st Bn, returned to Australia, 24 December 1918; 222 Pte George GEARY, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919; 108 Sergeant Mark Phillip GEARY, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 November 1918; 4707 Pte Owen GEARY, 22nd Bn, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917; Cousin: 1928 Pte Patrick GEARY, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 23rd September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 October 1919

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