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Michael Joseph TANSEY

Regimental number3484
Place of birthCarracanada, Co Mayo, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.6
Height5' 8.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, M Tansey, Carricanda, Swinford, Co Mayo, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 April 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date12 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Runic', 11 April 1916; discharged (medically unfit: valvular disorder of the heart), Sydney, 12 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death19 December 1935
Age at death42
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 5, 1361), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TANSEY Michael Joseph

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