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Lawrence Victor CAHILL

Regimental number3238
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address3 Symonds Place, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Cahill, 3 Symonds Place, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as member of carrying party. (Polygon Wood 20-21 September 1917).
Recommendation date: 25 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4141 Pte Edward Joseph CAHILL, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.

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