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John FAHEY

Regimental number193
Place of birthBroadmarsh Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressElderslie, Broadmarsh, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, Victor Fahey, on Active Service
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row C, Grave No. 2), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Family/military connectionsBrother: 186 Pte Rowland FAHEY, 4th Division Train, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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