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John Thomas McDARRA

Regimental number1773
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStoreman
AddressDulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.2
Height5' 9.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinCousin, Walter Morris, 79 Cobar Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCamel Corps November 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 12 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date1 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Margha', 29 January 1919; arrived Melbourne,5 March 1919, for onward travel by boat to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: malaria), Sydney, 1 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 576 John Thomas McDARRA for first period of service.
Date of death2 November 1933
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, McDARRA John Thomas

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