Joseph DEMPSEY

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DEMPSEY, Joseph

Service Number: 3082
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Orange, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Cordial Maker
Died: Killed in Service, France, 12 August 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3082, 28th Infantry Battalion
18 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3082, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Fremantle

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Biography

Born c 1880 at Orange, New South Wales, Australia son of Joseph Dempsey (1859-1924) and Elizabeth Jackson (1864-1905)

On Enlistment at Black Boy Hill, Coolgardie, Western Australia on the 13/09/1915 he states he is 34 years and 9 months old, born in Orange, New South Wales and is Divorced.

He was a Cordial Maker and ex Publican of the Globe Hotel, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia