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John Joseph AHERN

Regimental number2577
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMason
AddressAldgate, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Ahern, Aldgate, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 July 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2576 Pte James Phillip AHERN, 10th Bn, killed in action, 11 August 1918.

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