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James Henry McGAHEY

Regimental number14624
Place of birthWahring Victoria
Address81 Wilson Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J McGahey, 'Iona', 13 Mathoura Road, Toorak, Victoria
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 7 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 40), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary Jane McGAHEY, 13 Mathoura Road, Toorak, Victoria. Native of South Yarra, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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