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Patrick DONOHUE

Regimental number10432
Place of birthBoston, Massachusetts, USA
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBaker
AddressNorthcote Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 4.75"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Donohue, Northcote Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Service Corps Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/105/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Bakery
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Discharge date15 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Joined 4th Field Bakery, Rouen, France, 13 July 1916.

Found guilty, 25 April 1917, of, when on Active Service, drunkenness: deprived of 2 days' pay.

On leave to United Kingdom, 13 November 1917; rejoined unit, 29 November 1917.

Found guilty, Rouen, 3 August 1918, of (1) drunkenness (2) absent from 10 pm, 1 August, until apprehended by Military Police, 10.20 pm same day: deprived 14 days' pay. Found guilty, 30 August 1918, of, while on Active Service, drunkenness, 28 August 1918: deprived 14 days' pay.

Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 17 October 1918 (influenza); discharged to unit, 20 October 1918, and rejoined unit same day.

On leave to United Kingdom, 2 January 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 21 January 1919.

Found guilty, 5 February 1919, of when on Active Service, absent from duty from 0715 hours 5/2/19 until 1430 hours same date: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited a total of 15 days' pay. Marched out to Field Punishment Compound, 6 February 1919; rejoined unit, 19 February 1919.

Marched out to Base Depot for demobilisation, 12 March 1919. Marched out to England for return to Australia, 17 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Zealandia', 11 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 1 July 1919; discharged, 15 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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