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Joseph Michael CURRAN

Regimental number2539
Place of birthGunnedah, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBoarding House, Stanwell Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.4
Height5' 11.25"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinBrother, George Curran, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1916
Place of enlistmentKiama, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date2 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 31 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 2 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as CULLEN.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURRAN Joseph Michael

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