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William Brown Given McCAHON

Regimental number7295
Place of birthWarwick Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressSpring Creek, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J McCahon, Warren Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date14 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary MCCAHON, Margaret Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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