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Michael Francis MACOBOY

Regimental number609
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolMarist Brothers College, Bendigo, Victoria
Other trainingTechnical training, Workingmen's College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressMackenzie Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 1"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Macoboy, Mackenzie Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment; previously rejected for enlistment 'on account of operation'.
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name14th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 15), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary MACOBOY, 36 Rothesay Avenue South, St. Kilda, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.

Killed in action, 27 April 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as MACABOY.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MACOBOY Michael Francis

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