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Cecil Clyde CAHILL

Regimental number5206
Place of birthSt Genge, Queensland
SchoolMungindi Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressMungindi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Cahill, Mungindi, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness, Joinville-le-Pont, Paris.
FateDied of disease 11 February 1919
Age at death21.8
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialJoinville-Le-Pont Communal Cemetery (Division 13, Grave 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and the late Esther CAHILL
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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