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Patrick HYLAND

Regimental number6143
Place of birthBraidwood, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address47 Renwick Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 4.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Leslie, 47 Renwick Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date11 February 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6524 Pte Herbert HYLAND, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 27 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 25 August 1917; discharged (medically unfit: shell shock), Sydney, 11 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 March 1930
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 10, 1694), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HYLAND Patrick

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