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Regimental number3171
Date of birth23 February 1893
Place of birthMurwillumbah, New South Wales
SchoolMurwillumbah Public School
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address71 Foster Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Cassidy, 71 Foster Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Trooper Thomas E Cassidy, 7th Light Horse
Other detailsService in Egypt and palestine. Contracted malaria

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