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Michael James O'DRESCOLL

Regimental number139
Other NamesO'Driscoll
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMerredin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, A O'Drescoll, Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919

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