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27 at 5th A.G.H., France. Buried St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, grave S.III.Y.6 Anzac Memorial has Sapper N.J. Dale

Daley, Private Arthur P. no. 1140 13th Battalion H Company, later 4th Battalion Machine Gun Corps AIF

they called at the Aid Post and enquired for him and were told that he was lying dead on a stretcher in the Post, having died while he was being carried in. Informant recognised him lying on a stretcher. One of the reasons why they were anxious to find out what had become of Daley was that they knew that he had a large sum of money, which he had recently won in betting at the Battalion Sports. They ascertained that this money had been taken from him at the Aid Post, and had been handed in to the 46th Battalion Headquarters. Informant never heard where Daley was buried Informant added that he knew Daley well - He was a real sport and well thought of by his mates. Corporal M. Hobbis no.490 Australian 4th Machine Gun Battalion, 13th Company, Havre Hospital, 18/12/1918: He was called Arthur and came from, I believe, Newcastle NSW. He was killed by a shell, about 1000 yards south of Bray. He was acting as a runner at the time, and was coming back from the front line with some orders. I saw his grave with a cross, his identity disc, and his helmet. The grave is where he fell, i.e. about 1000 yards south of Bray, and quite near the grave is a big barn. Bray is in the Cambrai sector. Captain W.M.D. Cory 13th Machine Gun Company, T.S. Anchises: He was killed by a machine gun bullet near Billivin Farm and died at the Dressing Station of the 13th Company 4th Battalion Headquarters who have the details of his death and burial. Killed in action, battle of Amiens, 8/8/1918, aged 25. Killed near Cerisy & Morcourt. Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux. AWM information from Mrs K. Daley, mother, 86 Marian Street, Enmore, NSW. Compiled by Official History Staff. Tele/Mirror list 11/11/1993 Killed in Action 8/8/1918 Anzac Memorial has no. 1140 4th Battalion Machine Gun Corps

Redman Street, Canterbury. Labourer Born at Sydney, 1894, son of Daniel D. and Kate Daley. Enlisted Canterbury 9/11/1914, aged 21. Single. Catholic. Next of kin: Mr S.H. Daley, c/- Mrs Hall, Wardell Road, Dulwich Hill. Taken on strength of the 13thBattalion 22/12/1914. Embarked from Melbourne on HMAT A38 Ulysses 22/12/1914. Casualty list SMH 7/6/1915 Wounded Wounded at Anzac 10/8/1915 Casualty list SMH 27/9/1915 In hospital, London Casualty list SMH 7/10/1915 Wounded (apparently second occasion) Casualty list SMH 11/1/1916 Progress report: fit for service (Suburb given as Dulwich Hill) Transferred to 4th Pioneer Battalion 29/4/1916. Wounded on the Somme 23/11/1916. Transferred to 4th Machine Gun Battalion 12/5/1918. AWM File IDRL428 Letters to British Red Cross re Australian Servicemen: Private T.A.Evans no.637 4th Machine Gun Company 13th Company, no.3 AGH Abbeville, 6/11/1918 I didn't see Daley killed in front of Jean Wood (near Morecourt) by H.E. shell about 10 or II am but I saw him buried near Morecourt. Daley was of 13th Company, nuggety, fair complexion, about 30 years old. Private A. W. Dixonno.1729 13th Company 4th Machine Gun Battalion, no.4 AGH Randwick, 26/2/1919: Informant described Daley as about 5 ’6" high, slight build, fair complexion, aged about 33 or more. Informant states they both belonged to 13th Company. On 8/8/1918 the Company was attached to Daly, Private John T. no.2887 58th the 46th Battalion which was in action. Battalion 7th Reinforcements Daley was a Runner and when the attack was 48 George Street [i.e. Canterbury Road], finished was sent with a message to Company Canterbury. Painter Headquarters. As no reply was received to the Married Margaret Whitty 1909 message it was assumed that something had Enlisted 4/9/1916, aged 37. Married. Church of happened to him and informant and another England. Next of kin, wife, Mrs Margaret Daly, chap were sent away with the same message. 48 George Street, Canterbury. Embarked from Daley had not reached the Headquarters. Sydney 3/11/1916 per HMAT A19 Afric After delivering the message Informant and Returned to Australia 4/1/1919 his mate came back and passed a First-aid Roll of Honour, Canterbury District Post. As they felt sure that Daley had been hit

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Canterbury's Boys  

The names of over 1,900 men and five women associated with the Canterbury District who enlisted in World War I, for service with the Austral...

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The names of over 1,900 men and five women associated with the Canterbury District who enlisted in World War I, for service with the Austral...

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