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Patrick Joseph TIGHE

Regimental number695
Place of birthDevenish Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address26 Garnett Street, South Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
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
Regimental number from Nominal Roll695B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 18), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Family/military connectionsBrother: 696 Pte John Michael TIGHE, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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