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Alexander Hay Venner KAVANAGH

Regimental number686
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressFlinders Street, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, F B Kavanagh, Flinders Street, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military service1st AGA
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 64), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank Bourner and Margaret Miller KAVANAGH, Halifax, Queensland. Native of Rockhampton, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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