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John James CAHILL

Regimental number5818
Place of birthBoulder, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
Addressc/o J H Bowen, Wongamine via Northam, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Cahill, Kalgoorlie PO, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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