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Michael COONERTY

Regimental number613
Place of birthDennington England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressYarragon, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr Connerty, Yarragon, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).2

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Other details

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

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