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William AHEARNE

Regimental number1033
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoach painter
Address121 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Wm Ahearne, 121 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date31 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked for Gallipoli, 2 March 1915. Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 January 1962

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