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Christmas Harold GAGHEN

Regimental number1274
Place of birthTarcowie, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 10"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Gaghen, Booleroo Centre, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1274A
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date31 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GAGHEN Christmas Harold

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