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John McCAUGHAN

Regimental number1081
Place of birthKelville Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMachinist
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Della E McCaughan, Wittenoom Street, Collie, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other detailsServed in the Middle East and Flanders. Was gassed in France. After returning to Australia he worked as a coal-miner in Collie. Married his wife, Della in Collie in 1913.

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