2495 Patrick HENNESSY

Date of enlistment 7th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
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Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Summary of Private Hennessy’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
22nd June 1917 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
12th May 1917 Australia Disembarked Bultana
17th March 1917 England Return to Australia on HT Bultana
13th February 1917 England Marched in to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
17th January 1917 England From hospital to furlough
8th December 1916 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
10th August 1916 England Admitted to Wharncliffe War Hospital Sheffield – shell wound left leg severe (fracture and calf damage)
8th August 1916 France Embarked for England on HS Cambria from Boulogne
7th August 1916 France Admitted to 8th Stationary Hospital
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – Gunshot Wound leg (severe)
5th July 1916 France Absent without leave in the field. Award 12 days FP#2 and total forfeiture of 14 days pay
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
28th September 1915 Australia Re-assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
4th August 1915 Australia Assigned to 6th Reinforcements
21st July 1915 Australia Marched into 63 Company Depot Broadmeadows

 

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