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William Alfred HALLAHAN

Regimental number542
Place of birthRoss, Westland, New Zealand
SchoolWestport High School, Westport, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLoco.employee
Addresscorner of Hare and Parsons Streets, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James P. Hallahan, Weston's Find, Carabbin, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"One of four brothers who were in the Gallipoli landing. Two others were killed in France". Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 26 June 1916
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 14), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Janet HALLAHAN, 178 Hare Street, Kalgoorie, Western Australia. Native of Ross, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsBrother of Wendell James, Walter Row MC, MM and Rolf Thomson.

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