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Bernard Leonard REILLY

Regimental number11527
Place of birthNewmarket, Cambridge, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.9
Height5' 7"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Edith Reilly, 39 Cambridge Gardens, Hastings, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Discharge date15 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 15 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 November 1986
SourcesNAA: B2455, REILLY Bernard Leonard

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