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Michael TALTY

Regimental number5421
Place of birthSwan Creek, Queensland
SchoolState School Swan Creek? Toowoomba?), Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCranly via Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Peter Talty, Cranly via Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets, Queensland.
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20.5
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter H. and Mary TALTY, Toowoomba, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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