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Joseph HALPIN

Regimental number7008
Place of birth44 Mare Street, South Hackney, London, England
SchoolSchool of Mines, Adelaide, South Australia
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFitter
AddressBowden, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Halpin, Seventh Street, Bowden, South Australia
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 July 1918
Place of death or woundingMerris
Age at death24
Place of burialLa Kreule Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 6), Hazebrouck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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