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Patrick Joseph CURRAN

Regimental number7140
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPaddington, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 6.75"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Hannah Murphy, Wilson Street, Paddington,Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed with the 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen in South Africa; unit disbanded.
Enlistment date26 November 1917
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Discharge date2 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 2 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918. Embarked Port Tewfish, 30 April 1918; disembarked Southampton, 15 May 1918. Transferred to 49th Bn Details, 3 June 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 8 August 1918; taken on strength, 49th Bn, 17 August 1918.

Detached to Divisional Clothing Store, 25 January 1919.

Marched out to England, 4 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Takada', 18 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 September 1919; discharged, 2 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURRAN Patrick Joseph

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