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John Joseph CORRY

Regimental number5073
Place of birthBebalie North, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCarrieton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.1
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss E A Corry, Carrieton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Discharge date3 November 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1966 Pte Peter Anthony CORRY, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 27 August 1917; discharged (medically unfit: general debility), Adelaide, 3 November 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CORRY John Joseph

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