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Patrick FAHY

Regimental number98
Place of birthGalway, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
AddressVictoria Barracks, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMiss Mary Fahy, 13 Burfird Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years 8 months in the Royal Australian Field Artillery; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Artillery Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 9 May 1917
Discharge date18 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Themistocles', 9 May 1917; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: malaria and dilated action of the heart), 18 December 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FAHY Patrick

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