Augustine DALY

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DALY, Augustine

Service Number: 2501
Enlisted: 11 June 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia, 1863
Home Town: Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales
Schooling: Hargraves Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Illness (Pneumonia), At sea (HMAT Orsova), 2 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at sea
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers KIA Honour Roll, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers Who Served Abroard Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

11 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2501, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
14 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2501, 3rd Infantry Battalion
14 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2501, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orsova, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Muriel Daly of Merilla, Goulburn, NSW.

Father of:-

Alan Joseph Daly who returned to Australia on 9 December 1918 having served with the 2nd Division Ammunition Column;

Arthur Charles Daly who returned to Australia on 16 January 1919  having served with the 36th Battalion;

Frank Daly who returned to Australia on 15 September 1918 having served with the 34th Battalion;

Hubert Aloysius Daly who was killed in action  4 August 1916 while serving with the 18th Battalion and has no known grave. His name appears on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial;

Percy Daly who returned to Australia on 16 June 1919 having served with the 5th Australian Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company;

Mark Daly who returned to Australiaon 16 June 1919 having serving with the  15th Battalion.

Medal. British War Medal

Augustine had been a member of the Goulburn Rifle Club for 25 years

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