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John HANLEY

Regimental number2049
Place of birthLithgow, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressVictoria Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 7"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eleanor Hanley, Victoria Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 September 1915
Place of enlistmentWest Maitland, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Discharge date4 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 16 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 23 March 1916.

Taken on strength, 30th Bn, Ferry Post, 8 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Admitted to 38th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 November 1916 (rheumatism: result of accident ten years previously: fractured skull), transferred same day to Hospital Train, and admitted to 22nd General Hospital, Etaples; transferred to England, 15 November 1916, and admitted to Norfolk War Hospital, 16 November 1916 (rheumatism, slight); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 27 November 1916; discharged on furlough, 29 December 1916, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 January 1917.

On staff, No 2 Command Depot, January 1917-July 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Friedrichsruh', 8 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 4 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HANLEY John

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