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John Joseph MAHON

Regimental number324
Place of birthDublin Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMusician
AddressAdderley Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Mahon, Adderley Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentColour SGT
Unit name11th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 6 December 1916

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 10 December 1916

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Wounded in action, Gallipoli; evacuated to England. Subsequently at No. 2 Command Depot.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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