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Richard Patrick CAHILL

Regimental number942
Place of birthBallina, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMuswellbrook, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Elizabeth Bottle, Plumpton via Rooty Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 May 1920
Discharge date29 September 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 5 April 1918 (gun shot wound, right hip).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 March 1972

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