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Edward Pearce HANRAHAN

Regimental number2116
Place of birthPort Augusta West, South Australia
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Augusta West, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emily Eliza Hanrahan, Port Augusta West, South Australia
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 9 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Pearce spelt Pearse
Place of death or woundingDamascus, Syria
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 18), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Emily HANRAHAN
Family/military connectionsCousins; Three, all killed

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