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Regimental number4558
Date of birth19 June 1894
Place of birthFitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolEast Perth State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address110 Brown Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr. H. McCavana, 110 Brown Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4676 Pte Henry McCAVANA, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 November 1946
Age at death52
Place of burialKarakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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