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Patrick John MALONE

Regimental number3
Place of birthRangoon
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMoulder
Address148 Elizabeth Street, North Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMrs E Malone, 148 Elizabeth Street, North Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 12 years in the Light Horse, 29th and 10th Regiments.
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Transport)
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 February 1919
Discharge date6 September 1919
Other details

War service: Middle East

Left with Details, Heliopolis, 15 May 1915. Taken on strength, Composite Light Horse Regiment, 20 November 1915; returned to unit, 3 March 1916.

Taken on strength, 3rd Light Light Horse Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 14 April 1916. Transferred to 8th Light Horse Regiment, Moascar, 24 February 1917.

Admitted to hospital, Damascus, 9 October 1918; transferred to 14th General Hospital, Port Said, 28 October 1918; discharged to Brigade Details, 13 December 1918.

Embarked from Suez on board HT 'Delta' for return to Australia, 5 February 1919 (compassionate leave); disembarked Melbourne, 10 March 1919; discharged, 6 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 July 1951
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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