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Francis McMAHON

Regimental number2234
Place of birthKyogle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCream tester
AddressCasino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 5.75"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie McMahon, Casino, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1915
Place of enlistmentCasino, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date14 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kildonian Castle', 21 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 14 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 June 1949
Age at death61
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 4, 755), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, McMAHON Francis

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