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Gerald TEHAN

Regimental number2979
Place of birthDixie, Victoria
SchoolDixie State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDixie via Terang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Tehan, Dixie via Terang, Victoria
Previous military serviceUndertook Toorak military drill.
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 November 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery, Enclosure No. 4 (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 10, Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary TEHAN, Dixie, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 254 Sergeant Thomas TEHAN, Australian Army Pay Corps, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.

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