Australian Infantry

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Clinch, James Joseph

Date of Birth
Service No.
6955
Rank
15th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
37
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Anastasia Clinch nee Hendrick, Ballylusk. Brother of John Clinch, 619 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland and Christopher Clinch, Ballylusk, Templeshambo, Ferns.

Dixon, Alexander

Date of Birth
Address
68 Alexander Street, Mt Lawley
Service No.
252
Rank
16th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action in Gallipoli
Other Biographical Details
Son of William and Grace A. Dixon of Lake Brown, Nungarin, Western Australia. Son of William and Anne Dixon née Hempenstall

Foley, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
502
Rank
6th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action at Gallipoli
Other Biographical Details

Son of Patrick and Mary Anne Foley nee Reid. Husband of Elizabeth Foley nee Graydon, 162 Athol Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia. They had three children. She was later Mrs Harvey, c/o Post Office, Sandgate Lane, Brisbane, Queensland.

Hendrick, John

Date of Birth
Service No.
517
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
31
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action at Gallipoli
Other Biographical Details

Died between 6th - 9th August. His Australian enlistment papers state he was born in New Ross c.1883 and that his next of kin was Elizabeth Hendrick, Boston, who could not subsequently be located. Previously served as 9702 Gunner with the Royal Garrison Artillery. When he enlisted in 1901 he stated that he had no next of kin. Emigrated to Australia about 1912.

Kinsella, Michael

Date of Birth
Address
Sydney, Australia
Service No.
6152
Rank
25th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds at 8th Stationary Hospital, France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Denis Kinella and Mrs Brigid Kinsella, Bolacree, Gorey.

Maher, Thomas

Date of Birth
Address
Brisbane, Queensland
Service No.
7192
Rank
11th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
34
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action in Merris while bringing in a wounded comrade.
Other Biographical Details
Son of Phillip and Anne Maher nee Walsh, 61 John Street Valley, Brisbane, Queensland.

Miller, Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Beverly, West Australia.
Service No.
6297
Rank
16th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
30
Circumstances of Death
Shot by the Germans while breaking out of Prison camp.
Other Biographical Details
Husband of Lurline Meroula Miller, 3 Brown Street, Subiaco, West Australia. Son of Richard and Winifred Miller née Reilly

Molloy, Patrick Joseph

Date of Birth
Service No.
1550
Rank
24th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Rachel Molloy, Askinch, Coolgreaney, Co.Wexford. The 1901 Census shows him with the family at Stepaside, Co. Dublin. His father was an RIC constable. By 1911 his father was a farmer at Askinch, Co. Wexford, but Patrick was not present. Worked as a Farm Labourer in Australia

Awarded the Military Medal (AIF routine order No 16 dated 9th April 1918 and promoted to Sergeant) and is listed in the Commonwealth Gazette No 175 dated 7th November 1918.
Originally buried by the Rev, T.A. Campbell at Verloy. Re-interred  6 miles due north of Lillers 13-08-1918 in Thiemmes Military Cemetery.

Ryan, Peter Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Bagenalstown, Co Carlow.
Service No.
3775
Rank
57th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
26
Circumstances of Death
Died of gas poisoning in the 50th Casualty Clearing Station based in Tincourt, Boucly, France. Husband of Mrs McCarthy (remarried), Corries, Bagenalstown, Co.Carlow
Other Biographical Details

Son of John and Cathrine Ryan née Edwards, Oylegate, Wexford. of Killoughtemane Corries, Bagenalstown, Co.Carlow. Brother of John Ryan, 32 Hobson Street, Victoria. Mother Mrs McCarthy (remarried)

Shannon, Peter

Service No.
3433
Rank
53rd Battalion
Date of Death
Age
Unknown
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action at Fleurbaix.
Other Biographical Details

Brother of John Joseph Shannon, c/o Mr Marshall, Farm No 732 Leeton, Via Yanco.

Smith, George Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Maudlintown, Wexford
Service No.
2534
45th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Michael and Johanna Smith nee Sinnott of Maudlintown, Wexford. 

Veney, William Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Kongwak, Victoria
Service No.
967
Rank
24th Battalion
Date of Death
Age
29
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action
Other Biographical Details
Son of Frederick and Margaret Veney née Wallace. Article in the Enniscorthy Guardian. Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10th May 1915. Letter from his mother dated 12th July 1917 to the Commanding Officer of records.