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Herbert Joseph McMAHEN

Regimental number3592
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
AddressCoolup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Joseph Moor McMahen, Coolup, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of disease 2 November 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCologne Souther Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row b, Grave No. 41), Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Kate McMAHEN, Magner Farm, Coolup, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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