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William Francis CAHILL

Regimental number4352
Place of birthWollongong New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address39 Whaling Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Cahill, 39 Whaling Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 3 Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 15 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date27 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Evacuated from Gallipoli to Mudros (hemmoroids). Returned to Australia. Re-embarked, 29 July 1916. Wounded in action, 3 May 1917 (gun shot wound, head); evacuated to England. Commenced return to Australia, 28 March 1919; discharged, 27 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death30 December 1976
Place of burialAllambe Gdns Cemetery

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