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John Walter KAVANAGH

Regimental number5120
Place of birthManoro New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressOrbost PO, Orbost, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Kavanagh, PO Orbost, Victoria
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5919 Pte Thomas KAVANAGH {served as Thomas WELSH], 36th Bn, killed in action, 3 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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