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John Joseph McINERNEY

Regimental number3667
Date of birth15 August 1880
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBushman
AddressPeterborough, South Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation37.2
Height5' 5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs B McInerney, St Joseph Providence, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth)
Enlistment date27 October 1917
Place of enlistmentPetersburg, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 33rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Discharge date30 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Port Sydney', 5 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 30 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McINERNEY John Joseph

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