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John Sydney MALLEY

Regimental number2041
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMoulder and oxyacetelyene welder
AddressCottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 2.5"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Elizabeth Malley, 218 New North Road, Islington, London, England
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for military service on the grounds of bronchitis)
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Place of enlistmentFremantle, Western Australia
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameJune 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Annie MALLEY
Discharge date4 March 1919
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 8 August 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 2 October 1917; marched into Australian Flying Corps Depot, Wendover, 5 December 1917.

Marched out to School of Instruction at No 1 Northern Polytechnic, London, 5 December 1917; marched into Australian Flying Corps Depot, Wendover, 3 February 1918.

Taken on strength of Aircraft Repair Section, 1st Wing, 21 March 1918.

Admitted to Cottage Hospital, Tetbury, 6 April 1918; transferred to Beaufort War Hospital, Bristol, 6 April 1918 (not yet diagnosed); marched into Aircraft Repair Section, 1st Wing, 3 May 1918.

Marched out to Dirctor of Medical Service for Medical Board, 17 July 1918; admitted to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 18 July 1918; discharged, 24 July 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 26 July 1918, and struck off the strength of Aircraft Repair Section, 1st Wing, the same day.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Punic', 23 September 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 14 November 1918; discharged Perth (medically unfit: chronic bronchitis), 4 March 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death19 September 1929
Age at death48
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, MALLEY John Sydney

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