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Francis Martin DALY

Regimental number253
Place of birthBenalla India
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWool machinist
AddressTatong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M. Daly, Tatong, via Benalla, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 30 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry on several occasions, notably when getting ammunition to the firing line across a valley constantly swept by fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176
Date: 30 November 1916

Date of death23 November 1959
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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