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Dominick Joseph MAHER

Regimental number5516
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPastrycook
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Catherine Meehan, 'Coolgarra', Eglington Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 26 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 6), Ovillers-La-Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary MAHER. Native of Tamworth, New South Wales

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