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John Gordon AUGHEY

Regimental number27
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
Address20 Ross Street, Port Melbourne
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet Aughey, 20 Ross Street, Port Melbourne
Enlistment date27 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name24th Battalion, Transport Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollR27
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 2 March 1918
Place of death or woundingDamascus, Syria
Age at death27
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave 26), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
9
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins served.

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