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Maurice AHERN

Regimental number1481
Date of birth18 March 1874
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address3 Curryan Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinUncle, M Drinnan, 3 Curryan Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 18th Bn, AIF: discharged medically unfit.
Enlistment date9 September 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Army Medical Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 2 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force
FateReturned to Australia 26 March 1919
Discharge date25 April 1919
Other details

War service: Rabaul.

Re-enlisted, AN&MEF, 9 September 1918.

Embarked from Sydney on board 'Melusia', 2 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Melusia', 26 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 25 April 1919.

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

1914-15 Star found in South Yarra, and returned to Victoria Barracks, 11 April 1945.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 2326 M. AHERN for first period of service.
Date of death17 June 1927
SourcesNAA: B2455, AHERN Maurice

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