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John Francis DELANEY

Regimental number65738
Place of birthForbes, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSecretary
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 6"
Weight121 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs D. Delaney, 4 Dickson Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollGeneral Service Reinforcements
FateDied of disease 22 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Dated of death incorrectly shown as 25 October 1918 in Hollybrook Memorial Register.
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Newtown, New South Wales
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 4 September 1918.

Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 17 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Died, 22 October 1918, and buried at sea the same day (heart failure following pneumonia).

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DELANEY John Francis

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