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Francis Joseph COONEY

Regimental number565
Place of birthEast Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressWalker Street, Lavender Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Cooney, Doontallie, 1121 Hoddle Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Date of death13 April 1969
Place of burialBathurst Cemetery

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