David CLOHESSY

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CLOHESSY, David

Service Number: 599
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballybacon, Tipperary Ireland, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Hindenburg Outpoost Line, France, 20 September 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 9
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, SN 599, 9th Infantry Battalion
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, SN 599, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
20 Sep 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 599, 9th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon


Next of kin-Margaret Clohessy, Ballybacon, Tipperary, Ireland
Enlistment date-22 August 1914
Place of enlistment Maryborough, Queensland
Rank on enlistment Private

9th Battalion, E Company

AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/26/1

Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 S.S. Omrah on 24 September 1914.

Age at embarkation 36
Rank from Nominal Roll Lance Corporal

Enlisted 22 August 1914; taken on strength 15 September 1914; wounded at Gallipoli 27 July 1915; L.cpl 22 February 1917; gassed 21 Jul 1918.

Age at death 40

He is one of three Australian soldier casualties of the Great War honoured on the Cahir War Memorial.

 
Brother of Mr. Michael CLOHESSY, Ballyhist, Ardfinnan, Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.

NAA: B2455, CLOHESSY David

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