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Gerald AHERN

Regimental number1623
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWood machinist
Address3 Livingstone Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ahern, 3 Livingstone Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Previous military service76th Infantry
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Date of death2 April 1917
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial A 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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