The AIF Project

William Joseph MAHER

Regimental number2413
Place of birthKnowsley, Victoria
SchoolOur Lady of Sacred Heart Catholic School, Elmore, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressElmore, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Maher, Harvey Street, Elmore, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Light Railways
FateKilled in Action 19 October 1917
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 21), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William adn Sarah MAHER. Native of Knowsley, Victoria

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