The AIF Project

Beresford McMAHON

Regimental number31
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, Gregan Thomas McMahon, Repertory Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 1 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For consistent good service and devotion to duty throughout the period 22nd September 1917 to 24th February 1918. Throughout the above period and including the operations about PASSCHENDAELE, the care, thoroughness and zeal of this N.C.O. have been invaluable to his Unit.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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