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Joseph Patrick McSORLEY

Regimental number15480
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressSnake Plains, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinBrother, Hugh Francis McSorley, Fitzgerald Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Work near Zonnebeke on 4 October 1917.'
Recommendation date: "7 October 1917

Mention in Corps Routine Orders


Recommendation date: 31 October 1917"

FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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