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Regimental number135
Place of birthThomand Gate, Limerick, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMillthorpe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5.75"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinD Buggie, Millthorpe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRosehill, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Discharge date28 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked, Melbourne, 22 December 1914.

Admitted to Hospital (influenza), Mudros, 30 September 1915; to Hospital Ship for England, 3 November 1915; admitted to 3rd General Hospital, Wandsworth, London, England, 11 November 1915.

Commenced return to Australia for discharge on board HS 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916; disembarked, Sydney, 30 April 1916; discharged (medically unfit: tuberculosis), Sydney, 28 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 January 1947
Place of burialCairns Civil Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUGGIE John

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