Garnet, Meghar DELANTY

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DELANTY, Garnet, Meghar

Service Number: 1535
Enlisted: 15 September 1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Mount Gambier, SA, Australia, 3 August 1893
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Malignant Malaria, Damascus, Dimashq, Syrian Arab Republic, 17 October 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria
Row C, Grave No. 47
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Glencoe Soldiers Memorial, Mount Gambier RSL Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

15 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1535, 9th Light Horse Regiment
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1535, 9th Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Geelong embarkation_ship_number: A2 public_note: ''
9 Jan 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1535, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations, GSW Right leg (mild) Battle of Jaffa
13 Nov 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1535, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations, Shrapnel wound (Leg)
17 Oct 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1535, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Delanty, John Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia