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Joseph Simon GILLAHAN

Regimental number1452
Place of birthDunkeld Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressDunkeld, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs Sarah Gillahan, Dunkeld, Victoria
Enlistment date19 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1304
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1913 Pte Leo GILLAHAN, 58th Bn, died of wounds, 13 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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