William Nixon MCCABE


MCCABE, William Nixon

Service Number: 9951
Enlisted: 21 October 1915, Victoria Barracks, Sydney
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 14th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 22 December 1884
Home Town: Campsie, Canterbury, New South Wales
Schooling: Murrurundi Public School and Maitland High School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Clerk - Lands Department
Died: Killed In Action, France, 16 August 1917, aged 32 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Maitland High School Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

21 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 9951, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Victoria Barracks, Sydney
17 Dec 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 9951, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Third Ypres
17 Dec 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 9951, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Berrima, Sydney
16 Aug 1917: Involvement Gunner, SN 9951, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres

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