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Addresses - Essendon Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Daily      L       Pte      988      Louis           No 1 Mining Corps      37      Boilermaker      Single      R C

Address: Laverton, WA

Next of Kin: Daily, Owen, father, Essendon, Pascoe Vale Rd, 250, "Erindale"

Enlisted: 16 Nov 1915

Embarked: A38 Ulysses 20 Feb 1916


Relatives on Active Service

Daily-V-J-Pte-2932  brother


RTA Sapper, 3rd Tunnel Co, 1 Feb 1918, discharged in Perth,



Our Soldiers

Mr. Owen Daily, of "Erindale," Pascoe

Vale road, Essendon, has received word

that his son, Spr. Louis Daily, is return

ing wounded. He served on the West front.

Another son, Pte. Vincent Daily, is also

serving in France.


OUR SOLDIERS (1918, March 7). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and

Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2 (Morning).



Sapper Louis Daily, son of ex-Sergt.

Daily, of West Footscray, erstwhile

footballer and goal-kicker, after useful

service at the front is returning home

with the scars of battle. Another son,

Pte. Vincent Daily, is also in France.


SOCIAL AND PERSONAL (1918, March 16). Independent

(Footscray, Vic. : 1883 - 1922), p. 2.



Louis Daily returned to Victoria after his discharge where he married in 1919. By 1921 the couple was living at 154 Primrose St, not far from his parents, with his brother Vincent, miner, boarding with them. Louis was employed as a chauffer.



War Service Commemorated



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