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John Joseph CASEY

Regimental number931
Place of birthKillarney, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectrical engineer
AddressLangley, Durham Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 6"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sarah May Casey, Langley, Durham Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameNaval and Military Expeditionary Force (Tropical Unit), D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll 2342
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Maurice and Catherine CASEY
Discharge date17 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board , 22 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 19178, for onward travel by sea to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: senility), Sydney, 17 December 1917.

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

Death attributed to War service.
Date of death5 February 1937
Age at death57
Place of burialRandwick Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CASEY John Joseph

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