John Patrick DESMOND

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DESMOND, John Patrick

Service Number: 3795
Enlisted: 8 March 1916, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 30th Infantry Battalion
Born: West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, 1873
Home Town: Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness - heart failure and liver problem, At sea on board HMAT Miltiades odd Chebec, 8 June 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

8 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3795, 30th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
24 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3795, 30th Infantry Battalion
24 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3795, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Margaret Desmond of Bonnar Street, West Maitland, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal