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Charles CAHILL

Regimental number897
Place of birthBunbury, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLoco fireman
AddressLockyer Avenue, West Northam, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 7"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M J Cahill, Lockyer Avenue, Northam, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916
Discharge date9 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 9 September 1916; Disembarked fremantle, 28 October 1916; discharged, Perth, 9 May 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAHILL Charles

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