Michael Joseph ENGLISH

served as William INGLIS

9th Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.

Private, Regimental No. 4311.

Died of wounds , 5 September 1916, Pozieres, France.







Biographical Details

Born: 13 September 1885 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: William ENGLISH

Mother: Ellen BREEN.

Marital Status: Married.

Education: Mackay State School.

Occupation: Optician.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 13 October 1915 at Brisbane, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Brisbane, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

 3 January 1916 with 9th  Battalion,

13th  Reinforcements at Brisbane, QLD on

Ship H.M.A.T. A55 "Kyarra".

Cause of Death: Died of Wounds on

5 September 1916 while serving with 9th  Battalion at Pozieres, France at the age of 30 years.

Burial place: Etaples Military Cemetery, France, Portion X, Row B, Grave No. 14.

Next of Kin:  Sister, Mrs. M. Regan, Gold Street, Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Roman Catholic.


Commemorative Details

Panel 59, Australian War Memorial;

Mackay Cenotaph

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;

English Street, South Mackay.

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