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Michael Patrick MULCAHY

Regimental number1067
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolWahring Catholic School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressHotel Sydney, Sydney
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinT T Mulcahy, 5 Brisbane Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 3, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds.
FateDied of wounds 31 October 1917
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row AA, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and maria MULCAHY, Brisbane Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria. Native of Boosey, Victoria

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry when laying and maintaining telephone wires under heavy fire. It was due to his fine work that communications were kept up throughout the action.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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