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William McELROY

Regimental number2414
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRacecourse-road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Joseph McElroy, Racecourse-road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date24 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919

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