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Regimental number435
Place of birthNemagh, Co Tipperary, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
Address33 Wellington Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height6' 1"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hodgins, 33 Wellington Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, British Army; resigned.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1915
Discharge date6 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1915.

Promoted Corporal, 28 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 8 May 1915 (gun shot wound, neck); admitted to HS 'Guildford Castle', 11 May 1915; transferred to Hospital, Pt Said, 18 May 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Pt Said on board HT 'Ballarat', 5 July 1915; discharged, Melbourne (medically unfit), 30 September 1916.

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

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