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Walter John CAVANAGH

Regimental number1
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPO Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height6' 1"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J. Cavanagh, PO Daisy Bank, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Australian Light Horse, Citizen's Military Force
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRosebery Park, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver Motor Transport
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMotor Transport Driver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Other details

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

SourcesNAA: B2455, CAVANAGH Walter John

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