John Justin McCarthy (Justin) O'LEARY

O'LEARY, John Justin McCarthy

Service Number: 2089
Enlisted: 14 October 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Petersburg South Australia, 31 July 1892
Home Town: Warnertown, South Australia
Schooling: Petersburg , South Australia
Occupation: Reporter for the RECORDER War corespondent for Warnertown
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 13 February 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Messines Ridge British Cemetery
Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 12,
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

14 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2089, 32nd Infantry Battalion
7 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2089, 32nd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Miltiades embarkation_ship_number: A28 public_note: ''
1 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2089, 32nd Infantry Battalion
19 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2089, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix), Gunshot wound torso - Evacuated to Bolougne then the UK
8 Aug 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, Australian Provost Corps , Tidworth / Perham Downs
10 Dec 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Returned to the Battalion from the Provost Corps after disciplinary proceedings - see service record
4 Feb 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2089, 32nd Infantry Battalion

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