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Regimental number1941
Place of birthGeorgetown, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRussell Street, Woodville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height6' 0.25"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A O'Leary, Warnertown, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 November 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 March 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as KIA 9/8/18.
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No 34/5), nr Ieper, Belgium
Commemoration details97
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2089 Pte John Justin O'LEARY, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 13 February 1918; Cousin (1st): 2087 Pte Humphrey O'LEARY, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, O'LEARY Emmet

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