|Place of birth||Brunswick, Victoria|
|School||St Ambrose School, Brunswick, Victoria|
|Occupation||Labourer, Tramway Electrical Department|
|Address||26 Falcon Street, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Katherine Fahey, 34 Glenmorgan Street, East Brunswick, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||55th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||22|
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No 7), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Patrick and Catherine FAHEY, 18 Peel Street, Collingwood, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 55th Bn, Tel el Kebir.
Admitted to 14th Field Ambulance, 28 May 1916 (gastritis); transferred to Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 29 May 1916 (influenza); discharged to and rejoined unit, 30 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Note on file: 'austr. sold. Fahey, P.W. Erk.Mrk. 3060. 55.Bn. am 19.7. in Gegend Fromelles gefallen.'
Note on Red Cross File No 1040104: 'German Death List dated 4.11.16. Disc received from Germany and forwarded to N/K 20.6.17.'
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalOriginally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 11), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.
|Miscellaneous details||Father's address subsequently 1 Huntington Grove, East Coburg, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FAHEY Patrick William
Red Cross File No 1040104