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Edward AHERN

Regimental number3018
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNortham, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Emily Craise, Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Date of death5 October 1917
Age at death40
Place of burialYpres Resevoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 58), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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