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John TIGHE

Regimental number5407
Place of birthSurry Hills, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBootmaker
Address33 Corben Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 10"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A. McMullen, same address
Previous military serviceServed for 4.5 years in Senior Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date9 December 1914
Place of enlistmentMarrickville, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, 2nd and 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date31 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Burmah', 14 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 29 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 31 March 1919.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death24 June 1948
SourcesNAA: B2455, TIGHE John

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