Patrick FOLEY

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FOLEY, Patrick

Service Number: 392
Enlisted: 25 October 1914, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 5th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Glendree, Tulla, County Clare, Ireland, 1889
Home Town: Mallanganee, Kyogle, New South Wales
Schooling: Glendree National School, County Clare, Ireland
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 2 June 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No know grave Panel 4. Originally buried at Shrapnel Gully but grave later lost, Chaplain Father Bergin officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

25 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 392, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 392, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 392, 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Sydney
2 Jun 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 392, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 19 years. Residential address at the time of enlistment was Mallanganee, near Casino, NSW

Son of Patrick and Johannah Foley of Tulla, County Clare, Ireland

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

Prior to coming to Australia he was working on his family's farm in Ireland