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Vincent Denis CAHILL

Regimental number1926
Place of birthBealiba, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBealiba, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 1175"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, L Cahill, Bealiba, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 January 1915
Place of enlistmentDunolly, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1668
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 March 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Vincent Dennis Cahill on NR
Discharge date7 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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