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William KEARNEY

Regimental number6051
Place of birthDublin Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressMilltown, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinBrother, E E Kearney, Milltown via Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

No date of death on headstone.
Place of burialPort Fairy Cemetery, Victoria

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