Robert George AHERN

AHERN, Robert George

Service Number: 1382
Enlisted: 29 July 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 4th Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Queensland, 28 November 1893
Home Town: Alderley, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Natural causes, Townsville, Queensland, 22 October 1959, aged 65 years
Cemetery: Townsville (Belgian Gardens) Cemetery, Qld
Section F, Row 11, Grave No. 541
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World War 1 Service

29 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1382, Brisbane, Queensland
4 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1382, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Sydney
4 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1382, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
15 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 4th Field Artillery Brigade
10 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column
19 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1382, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, Third Ypres, Gassed
4 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1382, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

The three enlisted children of Robert John Ahern and Sarah Agnes (née Campbell) Ahern of Alderley, Queensland:-

5529 Pte. Archibald Ahern (/explore/people/144187) - killed in action;

6457 Pte. William Henry Ahern (/explore/people/309772) - returned to Australia;

1382 Dvr. Robert George Ahern - returned to Australia.

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