James Albert AHERN

Regimental number4526
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Peters Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
OccupationIron Worker
AddressArncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Ahern, 22 Kelsey Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Selina AHERN, 22 Kelsey Street, Arncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal