Jack ANTONIO MM

ANTONIO, Jack

Service Number: 2447
Enlisted: 10 February 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
Born: Noarlunga, South Australia, 3 January 1895
Home Town: Noarlunga, Onkaparinga, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Keswick Repat Hospital, South Australia, 8 July 1941, aged 46 years
Cemetery: Morphett Vale St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

10 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2447, Adelaide, South Australia
8 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2447, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2447, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Kabinga, Melbourne
19 Apr 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2447, 3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron , Battles of Gaza , GSW (head)
26 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2447, 3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

General Birdwood presented his Military Medal on 6 March, while visiting Adelaide.

"ANTONIO.— On the 8th of July, at Repatriation hospital, Keswick, Jack Antonio (lance corporal, 3rd Machine Gun Squadron, 1st A.I.F.), beloved husband of Nell Antonio, of 12 Byron road, Black Forest, and loving father of John, Mary, and Betty, and loved eldest son of Mrs. E. and the late Thomas Antonio, of Noarlunga, aged 46 years. Requiescat in pace." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 10 Jul 1941 (nla.gov.au)

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