Regimental number2178
Place of birthCaptains Flat New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSleeper cutter
Address3 Fisher Reserve, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Elsie Souter, 3 Fisher Reserve, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 April 1915
Unit name1st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Brigade Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 12 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 6), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Eliza MCMAHON. Native of Braidwood, New South Wales