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Regimental number1280
Place of birthGalway, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRandwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 6.75"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinSister, Dora Donohue, Woodlands, Ivy Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentTrooper
Unit nameAustralian Remount Unit 2, Squadron 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/3/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Canteens
FateReturned to Australia 2 August 1919
Discharge date27 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked, 10 November 1915; marched out to Details Camp, Moascar, Egypt, 9 October 1916; transferred to and taken on strength of Australian Imperial Force Canteens, Cairo, 4 November 1916; marched into to Suez, 30 September 1918; at Suez, 5 October 1918; marched into Moascar, 9 November 1918; marched out to Port Said, 25 July 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta' from Kantara, 2 August 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 3 September 1919; discharged, Sydney, 27 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DONOHUE Patrick

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