|Place of birth||Balmain, New South Wales|
|Address||c/o Mrs Thompson, 9 Canonbury Grove, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Hanslow and Isabel KAVANAGH. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.|
|Family/military connections||Father: 6504 Sergeant Hanslow KAVANAGH, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.
Promoted Lance Corporal, Gallipoli, 20 June 1915.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 7 November 1915.
Admitted to No 3 Australian Field Ambulance, 17 November 1915, and reverts to the rank of Lance Corporal on being evacuated (influenza); transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, 17 November 1915; to HS 'Galcha', 19 November 1915; to St George's Hospital, Malta, 24 November 1915 (pneumonia); to HS 'Valdavia', 17 January 1916; to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 21 January 1916 (malaria); to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 29 February 1916 (enteric); to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 29 February 1916; discharged, 16 March 1916, and marched into Overseas Base, Ghezireh, 16 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 4 April 1916; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 6 April 1916.
On leave to United Kingdom, 7 June 1916; rejoined 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 16 June 1916.
Promoted Acting Company Sergeant Major with Extra Duty Pay of Corporal, 14 August 1916; reverts to the rank of Lance Corporal, 6 December 1916.
On leave to England, 14 December 1916; rejoined 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 28 December 1916.
Admitted to No 26 General Hospital, Etaples, 9 January 1917 (paryngitis); discharged to Base Details, Etaples, 18 January 1917.
Admitted to No 26 General Hospital, Etaples, 14 February 1917 (laryngitis); transferred to England, 25 February 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, no date stated.
Marched into H & D Depot, Perham Downs, 12 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 27 May 1917; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 28 May 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 13 June 1917; rejoined 1st Bn, 15 June 1917.
Detached from 1st Bn, 24 October 1917; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 26 October 1917; proceeded to unit, 29 October 1917; rejoined 1st Bn, 30 October 1917.
Detached to Australian Corps School, 21 January 1918; rejoined unit, 9 February 1918.
Promoted Corporal, 21 April 1918.
Detached from 1st Bn, 21 April 1918; marched into 1st Training Bn, Perham Downs, England, 1 May 1918, and attached for duty with Permanent Cadre.
On Command at Gas School, Chiseldon, 13 May 1918; qualified as 2nd Class in course on 'Defensive Measures against Gas', 23 May 1918; rejoined 1st Training Bn, 23 May 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 September 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 3 September 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 6 September 1916; rejoined 1st Bn, 18 September 1918.
Proceeded to England for return to Australia, 3 October 1918 (Special 1914 Leave); disembarked Southampton, 13 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 23 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 23 December 1918; discharged Sydney (termination of period of enlistment), 22 February 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||44|
|Place of burial||Rookwood Crematorium, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KAVANAGH Hanslow|