• Joseph Louis Delley

Army / Flying Corps
  • 26th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 7th Brigade
  • Private

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    Unknown
  • Enlistment - WW1

    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  • Birth

    Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia

Stories and comments
    • AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 6 June 2018

    Roll of Honour Joseph Louis Delley Service number 5575 Rank Private Unit 26th Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921 Date of Death 11 November 1918 Place of Death United Kingdom Cause of Death Illness Age at Death 22 Place of Association Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Cemetery or Memorial Details Bournemouth East Cemetery, Bournemouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

    • AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 6 June 2018

    D.O.S. Influenza - Septicaeria Private Joseph Louis Delley (Service Number 5575) was an unmarried 21-year-old farmer born in Bundaberg, Queensland. He enlisted in Brisbane on 16 March 1916, Having previously been rejected nine times as he suffered from the tropical skin disease Filariasis. He left Australia on 7 September 1916 with the 15th Reinforcements of the 26th Battalion. He disembarked in England on 2 November and embarked for France in mid-December. He continued to suffer from Filariasis and was hospitalised several times in 1917 and 1918. On 27 October 1918 he was admitted to hospital with severe pneumonia and he died at 6pm on 11 November. The official cause of death was influenza septicaemia. The Last Post was played at his funeral and his coffin was draped with the Union Jack. Among the mourners present were an Aunt and Uncle who lived in Bournemouth and another Aunt and Uncle who lived in Lancashire. His Mother was sent his belongings - three coins, a prayer book, a pocket book and some letters.) (N.A.A. – 27/10/18 Admitted with Pneumonia whilst on leave France at Boscome Military Hosp, England. D.O.S. 11/11/18. Buried 18/11/18. Rev W. Ennis, St Marks Chapel, Bournemouth Full Military funeral.)

    • DELLEY Brothers from Bundaberg Qld (L-R) Charles William D. O.S. & Joseph Louis D.O.S. AWM and NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn AIF WW1 researcher
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 10 August 2022

    DELLEY Brothers from Bundaberg Qld (L-R) Charles William D.O.S. & Joseph Louis D.O.S.

    DELLEY Brothers from Bundaberg Qld (L-R) Charles William D.O.S. & Joseph Louis D.O.S.
    • BDM Qld AWM and NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn AIF WW1 researcher
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 10 August 2022

    Death registration: Joseph Louis Delley Death date:11/11/1918 Mother's name:- Father/parent's name:- Registration details:1922/F/2228

    • Private Joseph Louis Delley BIRTH 3 Nov 1895 Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia DEATH 11 Nov 1918 AWM and NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn AIF WW1 researcher
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 10 August 2022

    Private Joseph Louis Delley BIRTH 3 Nov 1895 Bundaberg, Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia DEATH 11 Nov 1918 (aged 23) Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England BURIAL East Cemetery Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England PLOT Plot S, Row I, Grave No. 145 MEMORIAL ID 32502706

    Private Joseph Louis Delley BIRTH 3 Nov 1895 Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia DEATH 11 Nov 1918