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Edward Charles LAHEY

Regimental number1933
Date of birth19 April 1887
Place of birthTia, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTemora, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Michael Lahey, Moona Road, Walcha, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 51212 Sergeant Walter Aherns LAHEY, 2nd Battalion, returned to Australia, 6 July 1919; 3087 Corporal Henry James LAHEY, 48th Battalion, killed in action, 11 April 1917, Western Front.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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