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William John HEHIR

Regimental number2960
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
School(Catholic) School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWaterside worker
Address58 Balfour Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Ellen Sellers, 58 Balfour Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas good at athletics.
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 70), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Minnie HEHIR

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