From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||c1873|
|Place of Birth||Anglesborough, Limerick, Ireland|
|Death||30 Mar 1937, aged 64|
|Place of Death||Maddington, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||40 years, 3 months|
5'8½" (1.74m) tall ; 154lbs|
69.853 kg; dark complexion ; grey eyes ; brown hair
|Address||PO Albany, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Brother , Mr John Kiely|
|Date of Enlistment||21 Jul 1916|
|Unit/Formation||11th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement|
|Date of Embarkation||9 Nov 1916 ‒ 10 Jan 1917|
|Ship Embarked On||HMAT A8 Argyllshire|
|Date of Return||24 Dec 1918 ‒ 1 Feb 1919|
|Ship Returned On||HMT Takada|
|Fate||Returned to Australia (Medical)|
|Monument||Gosnells Road Board Honour Roll|
British War Medal |
Electoral Roll entry: 1916 Tambellup Hotel, Tambellup, yardman
A fortnight after entering camp Patrick was allotted to the 23rd reinforcement draft for the 11th Battalion. A month later he was transferred to the 22nd draft for the same battalion, travelling with them to England where they disembarked at Devonport. On arrival he was sent to the 3rd Training Battalion at Durrington to complete his preparation for service on the Continent.
On 3 May 1917 Patrick travelled to France and a week later, on 10 May 1917 he was taken on strength by the 11th Battalion. From 17 Aug 1917 until 3 Feb 1918 Patrick was detached to 1st Division Headquarters for duty with the APM.
On 2 Oct 1918 Patrick was seen by the 3rd Australian Field Ambulance who transferred him the same day to the 3rd Australian General Hospital. The next day he was evacuated to England and on arrival he was admitted to the 2nd Western General Hospital in Manchester on 5 Oct 1918 with myocarditis and senility. Patrick was transferred to the 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital on 15 Nov 1918 before being granted furlough from 29 Nov until 13 Dec 1918 when he reported to No.2 Command Depot at Weymouth to await a ship home.
Discharged at the 5th Military District on 19 Mar 1919
Electoral Roll entries: 1931 Maddington, orchardist ?