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Regimental number1646
Place of birthDalby, Queensland
SchoolState School, Maida Hill, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAdavale, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, John Cahill, Dalby, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death41.6
Place of burialGuards Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 6), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Kate CAHILL. Native of Dalby, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3405 Pte Denis CAHILL, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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