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Michael BEHAN

Regimental number58060
Place of birthClare, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationOverseer
AddressJericho, Central Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 5.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Behan, Cross Carrigaholt, Co Clare, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 June 1918
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th (Queensland) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Discharge date26 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked, Sydney, 4 September 1918; disembarked, London, England, 14 November 1918; marched into 5th Training Bn, Fovant, 14 November 1918; proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 22 January 1919; marched out to Australian Infantry Base Depot, 25 January 1919; taken on strength of 9th Bn, 28 January 1919; marched out for return to Australia, 22 May 1919; marched out to England, 28 May 1919; marched into Perham Downs Command Depot, 29 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ajana', 19 August 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 9 October 1919; discharged, Brisbane, 26 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEHAN Michael

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