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Arthur Joseph GAUGHAN

Regimental number4502
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
SchoolSt Columbas Catholic School, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, M Gaughan, 1 Carlisle Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 165), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Madeline GAUGHAN, 1 Carlisle Street, Leichhardt, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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