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John Patrick MAHER

Regimental number79
Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
SchoolMarist Brothers (Catholic) School, North Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMrs Margaret Maher, Elizabeth Street, Artarmon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Maher, Elizabeth Street, Artarmon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Rifles.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate 6th to 9th
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 30), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
41
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret MAHER, 'Fernleigh', Elizabeth Street, Artarmon, New South Wales. Native of Maryborough, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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