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William James FAHEY

Regimental number7932
Place of birthBurnie, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressDevonport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 10"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinFather, R Fahey, Sunny Hill, Irishtown, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 2.5 years, 92nd Infantry, 6 months Artillery.
Enlistment date7 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 April 1917
Place of enlistmentDevonport, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; disembarked Hobart, 10 September 1919; discharged Hobart, 3 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death1 October 1933
Age at death35
Place of burialScottsdale Cemetery, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, FAHEY William James

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