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Francis Thomas CAVANAGH

Regimental number2348
Date of birth1 October 1898
Place of birthWoodend, Victoria
SchoolSt Ambrose Convent Catholic School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFactory hand
AddressRichmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Norah Cavanagh, 35 Amsterdam Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli (buried in a trench by a shell explosion, 12 November 1915), Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 July 1966
Age at death67
Place of burialWangaratta Cemetery, Victoria

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