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Regimental number581
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
SchoolModel School, Lurgan, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionChurch of England
Address4 Botanic Avenue, Belfast, Ireland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 8.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Walsh, 4 Botanic Avenue, Belfast, Ireland
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'Served in Egypt with 5th Brigade also Peninsula and Flanders where he received shell shock and on 28th July, 1916 went out with Bombing party and never returned.' (details from Mother)
FateKilled in Action 28 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Egypt to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.

Admitted to hospital, Gallipoli, 18 October 1915 (jaundice); transferred to Malta, 27 October 1915, and admitted to Military Hospital, Floriana. Found guilty, 30 November 1915, of (1) drunk, (2) absent without leave from 6 pm to 10.10 pm: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2. Discharged to Active service, 7 December 1915; returned to duty, Tel el Kebir, 19 January 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 March 1916.

Attached to Anzac Kit Stores (date not recorded).

Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Marseilles, 21 May 1916 (debility); discharged to duty, 26 May 1916.

Found guilty, Moussot, 13 June 1916, of being in Marseilles after 9 pm contrary to Base Orders: awarded 48 hours' Field Punishment No 2.

Found guilty, Moussot, 23 June 1916, of leaving his tentafter Tatoo without legitmate excuse: awarded 168 hours' Field Punishment No 2.

Found guilty, 10 July 1916, of being in Marseilles after 9 pm: awarded 168 hours' Field Punishment No 2.

Proceeded to join unit, 15 July 1916.

Reported missing in action, 28 July 1916; confirmed missing by Court of Enquiry, 19 August 1916.

No news having been received by next of kin to counter finding of missing in action, 12 April 1917, Court of Enquiry, 23 November 1917, confirmed fate as killed in action, 28 July 1916.

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

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