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Patrick BARRY

Regimental number1113
Place of birthBottomstown, Cork, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor mechanic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9.75"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs P Larkin, Austial Hotel, Korumburza, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1914
Place of enlistmentKorumburra, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1915
Discharge date10 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked on HS 'Gascon' for further treatment, 26 April 1915 (gun shot wound, left hand); admitted to 2nd General Hospital, Heliopolis, 30 April 1915; transferred to Convalescent Depot, Helouan, 13 May 1915.

Embarked Suez and commenced return to Australia for change on HS 'Kyarra', 10 June 1915. Discharged in Melbourne on account of wounds sustained in action, 10 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARRY Patrick

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