Joseph Louis DELLEY

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DELLEY, Joseph Louis

Service Number: 5575
Enlisted: 16 March 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bundaberg, Queensland, 1896
Home Town: Bundaberg, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: Bundaberg South State School and Mount Perry State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of Illness, Bournemouth, England, 11 November 1918
Cemetery: Bournemouth East Cemetery, Hampshire, England
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Biggenden Honour Roll, Biggenden War Memorial, Bundaberg War Memorial, Dallarnil District WW1 Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

16 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5575, Brisbane, Queensland
7 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5575, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5575, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Louis and Mary Ann Delley of Dallamil, Queensland 

His father Louis said of his son Joseph;

"He was determined to go to the war, though rejected 9 times, he underwent 2 operations and passed. A good son and brave lad, never tasted strong drink, no cigarettes in his life."