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William FAHEY

Regimental number92
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLeather worker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinMrs P Fahey, Hamburger Street, Punchbowl, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 14 months in the Light Horse, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 4 November 1918
Discharge date22 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 4 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 23 December 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 22 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FAHEY William

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