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Regimental number1882
Place of birthKempsey New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWooroolin, Kingaroy Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Cavanagh, Wooroolin, Kingaroy Line, Queensland
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Virtute Militara 1st Class

Recommendation date: 7 November 1917

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 16 January 1918

FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919

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