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Joseph GAHAN

Regimental number75
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGahnsville, Kalkie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A E Gahan, Gahnsville, Kalkie, Bundaburg, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in 4th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces (3 years as Sergeant); time expired.
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBundaberg. Queensland
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 26 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialJerusalem Memorial Cemetery
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary GAHAN, Bundaberg, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GAHAN Joseph

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