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Daniel MAHONEY

Regimental number2772
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressKyogle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Dennis Mahoney, Kyogle, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'At FLEURBAIX, FRANCE. In 9th Battalion raid on enemy's trenches on the night 1st/2nd July, 1916, owing to his bomber going down a sap he did his own bombing and drove an enemy Machine Gun team from their gun single handed and commenced unscrewing it from the stand. Subsequently with assistance he got the gun out and carried it across No Man's Land under fire. In his work all though the raid he showed great courage and coolness.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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