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Henry Charles NAGLE

Regimental number7624
Place of birthDenman, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressMuswellbrook, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 9.5"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M. Nagle, Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 June 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date9 May 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 18 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 21 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.

Admitted to No 5 Australian Field Ambulance, 8 June 1917 (trench fever); transferred to 2nd Divisional Rest Station, 9 June 1917; to No 56 Casualty Clearing Station, 9 June 1917; discharged and rejoined unit, 18 June 1917.

Transferred to Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, 29 December 1917; marched into Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Heytesbury, England, 1 January 1918.

Married Florence Mary Lee, 10 April 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 3 July 1918; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Le Havre, 4 July 1918.

Marched out to unit, 9 July 1918; taken on strength of 15 Battery, 15 July 1918.

Admitted to No 41 Casualty Clearing Station, 22 October 1918 (carbuncle neck); transferred to No 11 Ambulance Train, 22 October 1918; to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 23 October 1918; to England, 1 November 1918; to Bath War Hospital, 2 November 1918; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 15 November 1918; discharged to furlough, 22 November 1918.

Attached to Australian Army Ordnance Corps, 6 December 1918.

Attached to Administrative Headquarters, Assistant Director of Ordnance Section, 14 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 22 December 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 9 May 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 April 1938
SourcesNAA: B2455, NAGLE Henry Charles

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