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Regimental number2682
Place of birthWest Maitland, New South Wales
SchoolSacred Heart College, (Catholic), West Maitland, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWest Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, James Kavanagh, West Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 December 1918
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery (B 10, 357), Warwickshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Bridget KAVANAGH
Family/military connectionsThe only two brothers he had went to the War and came back.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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