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Arthur Michael Creagh GEOGHEGAN

Regimental number328
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
SchoolPrivate Grammar School, Gympie, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssistant forest ranger
AddressOne Mile, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Francis Meagher Geoghegan, One Mile, Gympie, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in the 2nd Light Horse in Gympie.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 15 September 1915
Place of death or woundingAnzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death29.11
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial, B, 19), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Rose GEOGHEGAN, 'Winterton', Lisson Grove, Wooloowin, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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