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John Francis MEEHAN

Regimental number3543
Place of birthScone, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBell Trees via Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.8
Height5' 4.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Henry Meehan, Bell Trees via Scone, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 May 1917
Place of enlistmentMenangle Park, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Discharge date3 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 59555 Pte James Lionel MEEHAN, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Lancashire', 18 February 1919; ; discharged (medically unfit: malaria), Sydney, 3 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MEEHAN John Francis

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