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John William AHERN

Regimental number23042
Place of birthWarwick Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Ahern, Canning Street, Warwick, Queensland
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36(a)/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date16 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 November 1981
Place of burialCremated, Centennial Park, Adelaide, South Australia

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