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John William DEERY

Regimental number174
Place of birthMarrickville New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMilk carter
Address90 Enmore Road, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Madeline J Deery, 70 Enmore Road, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 October 1949
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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