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Michael Thomas MAHER

Regimental number1699
Place of birthMyrtle Grove near Cootamundra, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBethungra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Thomas Maher, 'Ferndale', Bethungra, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 21), (Somme), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Bridget MAHER. Native of Cootamundra
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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