John CURLEY

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CURLEY, John

Service Number: 1080
Enlisted: 10 September 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Saughall near Chester,England , date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: St Werburghs,Chester,England
Occupation: Wheelwright
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 1080
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1080, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1080, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by St Peter's Woodlands Grammar School

John Curley was born in Saughall near Chester,England. His first job was as a wheelwright . He  Served in Royal Marines (red) for 12 years. He joined the army at the age of 38. We're not really sure what his role was in the army. He died on the  7th August 1915 and he is buried at sea but has his name  in The Lone Pine Memorial (Panel 32), Gallipoli, Turkey.