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John DRANEY

Regimental number350
Place of birthDrayton Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMyora Street, Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Daibvs Draney, Myora Street, Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date29 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Davis and Charlotte DRANEY, Myall Street, Dalby, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 438 Pte Richard James DRANEY, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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