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Martin FAHEY

Regimental number5854
Place of birthWilmington, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressWaverley House, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35.9
Height5' 6.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Fahey, Wilmington, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1916
Place of enlistmentFremantle, Western Australia
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 10 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham Castle', 10 March 1218; discharged (medically unfit: shell wound, head), Perth, 20 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FAHEY Martin

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