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Daniel DALEY

Regimental number7168
Date of birth6 June 1884
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolNorth Rockhampton State Primary School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Daley, Cemetery Road, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date19 December 1917
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 Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Discharge date26 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 2 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918. Admitted to Government Hospital, Suez, 25 April 1918 (measles); discharged to duty, 5 May 1918.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 24 May 1918; disembarked Southampton, 5 June 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 29 August 1918; taken on strength, 26th Bn, 6 September 1918.

Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, 10 October 1918 (rheumatism); rejoined unit, 19 October 1918.

On leave to England, 3 March 1919. Admitted to No. 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 17 March 1919; discharged, 31 March 1919, to report after furlough to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 2 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 19 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 10 June 1919; discharged, 26 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death25 June 1965
Age at death81.9
Place of burialRockhampton Crematorium, Richardson Road, North Rockhampton, Queensland

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