Daniel DELAHUNTY

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DELAHUNTY, Daniel

Service Number: 618
Enlisted: 3 December 1914, Service record has his attaining the rank of Trooper on the day of enlistment
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Wilby, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Morven, Greater Hume Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 46
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 618, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Service record has his attaining the rank of Trooper on the day of enlistment
19 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 618, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 618, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Berrima, Sydney
16 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 618, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Michael Thomas Delahunty and Matilda Mary Delahunty (later known as Matilda Cottrell) of Morven, Culcain, Victoria.

Brother of Michael Thomas Delahunty who commenced his return to Australia on 19 April 1919 on board HT Marathon having served with the 23rd Batalion. Disembarked on 10 June 1919 having been wounded on 2 occasions. Daniel was also brother of Margaret Mary Delahunty of Morven, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal