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Hugh O'Neill CUSHING

Regimental number29719
Place of birthBeaufort Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressLake Goldsmith, Beaufort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Cushing, Lake Goldsmith, Beaufort, Victoria
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 119
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 13 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialGodewaersvelde British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Beaufort Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Hugh (b. Co Antrim, Ireland; d. 10 March 1904, aged 74; bu. Beaufort Cemetery) and Bridget (d. 25 January 1927, aged 84; bu. Beaufort Cemetery) CUSHING, Beaufort, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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