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John HADE

Regimental number8884
Place of birthStraboe, Palantine, Co Carlow, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressShaeboe, Pauline, County Carlow, Ireland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Hade, Shaeboe, Pauline, Co Carlow, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Place of burialWooroloo Cemetery (Grave No. 86), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John HADE. Native of Straloo, Co Carlow, Ireland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Port Macquarie', 16 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 18 December 1915, and proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force. Transferred to 22nd Howitzer Brigade, 10 March 1916; taken on strength from 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, 10 March 1916, and poster to Brigade Ammunition Column, Moascar.

Embarked Alexandria and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916. Transferred to 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, 13 May 1916.

Admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, 26 January 1918, and transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station (acute bronchitis); to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 28 January 1918; to Ambulance Train '20', 31 January 1918; admitted to 53rd General Hospital, Boulogne, 31 January 1918.

Embarked Boulogne on HS 'Jan Breydel' and proceeded to England for further treatment, 8 February 1918 (pulmonary tuberculosis); admitted to Princess Christian Military Hospital, Englefield Green, 8 February 1918; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 13 February 1918; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Borda', 5 April 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 22 May 1918.

Died at 22nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 5th Military District, 8 June 1918 (pulmonary tuberculosis).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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