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Regimental number2140
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolNewcastle South Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBridge builder
AddressHunter Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, E Curley, Hunter Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 14 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 9 July 1918

FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMorecourt, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Ellen CURLEY, Hunter Street, Merewether, New South Wales

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