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Percy CAHILL

Regimental number627
Place of birthHeathcote, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSoapmaker
Address204 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Caroline Collong, 204 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll21247
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll'C' Transport
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919

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