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Raymond George CALLAGHAN

Regimental number6816
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDerby, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr, J Callaghan, Derby, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in 92nd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF rnlistment.
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 October 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Discharge date16 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ascanius', 23 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Tasmania, 16 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CALLAGHAN Raymond George

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