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William HEFFERNAN

Regimental number6946
Place of birthRochester Vic
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchard hand
AddressRochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Mr T Heffernan, Doherty Street, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2426 Pte Albert Edward HEFFERNAN, 60th Bn, returned to Australia [no date recorded on Nominal Roll]; 2427 Pte Leonard HEFFERNAN, 60th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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