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Kathleen POWER

Place of birthGarrygauge, Piltown, Co Kilkenny, Ireland
SchoolHoly Faith Convent School, Mullinavatt, Ireland
Other trainingDr Stevens' Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationNurse
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, M Power, Ganygange, Piltown, Co Kilkenny, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameAustralian Army Nursing Service
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateDied 13 August 1916
Place of death or woundingColaba War Hospital, Bombay, India
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBombay (Sewri) Cemetery (Plot X, Row J, Grave No. 16), India
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Johanna POWER, Garrygauge, Piltown, Co Kilkenny, Ireland
Other details

War service: India

Medal: British War Medal

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