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John Leslie McALEER

Regimental number8964
Place of birthPomeroy New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressYoung, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, C McAleer, Young, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Discharge date5 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, France

Contracted influenza; discharged on medical grounds.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded on Embarkation as McALLER.
Date of death18 November 1965
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales

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