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Geoffrey McLAUGHLIN

Date of birth16 April 1887
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address'Yanko', Evans Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 10.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinJohn McLaughlan, 'Yanko', Waverley, New South Wales
Previous military service13th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateDied of wounds 4 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row EE, Grave No. 22), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ada McLAUGHLIN, Evans Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'London Gazette', Fourth Supplement, No 29438
Date: 11 January 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McLAUGHLIN Geoffrey

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