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John Patrick FAHEY

Regimental number2632
Place of birthAlexandria New South Wales
SchoolCentral Brunswick State School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address43 Elgin Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ethel Fahey, 43 Elgin Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Victorian Rifles, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LXI, Row E, Grave No. 9), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Joseph and Ethel FAHEY, 11 Connell Street, Hawthorn, Victoria. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

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