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John Michael TIGHE

Regimental number696
Place of birthDevenish Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address26 Garnett Street, South Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Thomas Tighe, Church Street, Whittlesea, Victoria
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 695 Pte Patrick Joseph TIGHE, 5th Bn, killed in action, 23 August 1918.

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