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Daniel Leo SHARRY

Regimental number13355
Place of birthPreston, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
AddressStrathmerton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, M Sharry, P O Strathmerton, Strathmerton, Victoria
Previous military service58th Infantry
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Elizabeth SHARRY
Medals

Military Medal

'On 4th October, 1917, in the neighbourhood of ZONNEBEKE exhibited great gallantry and devotion to duty working for 30 hours under shell fire. By his continuous work he greatly helped to relieve the congestion at the Aid Posts.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 January 1941
Age at death45
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery, Victoria

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