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Regimental number1581
Place of birthBushmills, Ireland
AddressAlbert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, D McConaghy, 34 Richardson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years, Senior Cadets; 2 years in the Citizen Military Forces; Royal Australian Garrison Artillery (still serving at time of AIF enlistment)
Enlistment date1 September 1918
Place of enlistmentQueenscliff, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 21
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Wyreema on 14 October 1918
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Ship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities.
Discharge date6 January 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 14 October 1918; troopship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities; disembarked Melbourne, 21 December 1918; discharged, 6 January 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCONAGHY Samuel

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