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James Leslie McGARRAHAN

Regimental number60491
Date of birth14 May 1896
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGlassworker
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 4"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M McGarrahan, 48 Merriman Street, Miller's Point, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 June 1918
Place of enlistmentNarrabri, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
FateDied of disease 26 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialFreetown (King Tom) Cemetery (4.182), West Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Wife: May McGARRAHAN, 44 Merriman Street, Miller's Point, New South Wales
Other details

Died of influenza.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGARRAHAN James Leslie

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