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John Harold CAHILL

Regimental number6493
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoundary rider
AddressRokewood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Ellen Cahill, Rokewood, Victoria
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6776A Pte James Michael CAHILL, 22nd Bn, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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