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Michael Patrick FAHY

Regimental number3420
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
Address'Fiddane', Fairney View, near Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, M Fahey, 'Fiddane', Fairney View, near Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 15 months in No 2 Squadron, 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment.
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A43 Forty Three on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Discharge date24 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Taranto, Italy, on board HT 'Kasir-a-Hind', 24 September 1918; disembarked Melbuorne, 23 November 1918, for onward travel overland to Brisbane; discharged, Brisbane, 24 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FAHY Michael Patrick

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