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Regimental number1557
Place of birthJundah, Queensland
SchoolSt Ignatius Catholic School, Richmond
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs L Levy, 2 Fulham Avenue, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs A A Heagney, c/o Mrs L Levy, Fulham Avenue, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date11 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Annie HEAGNEY; husband of Annie HEAGNEY, 42 Burns Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: Reginald Heagney enlisted June, 1915. Discharged unfit September, 1915 Brother-in-law: Pte. Thoms Joseph McKenna, killed in France on 30th March, 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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