John Patrick CAHILL

CAHILL, John Patrick

Service Number: 502
Enlisted: 1 November 1917, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: Australian Remount Unit (India and Egypt)
Born: Moonta, South Australia, 21 September 1883
Home Town: O'Halloran Hill, Marion, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farrier
Died: Glenelg, South Australia, 24 June 1948, aged 64 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: North Brighton Cemetery, S.A.
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World War 1 Service

1 Nov 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 502, Australian Remount Unit (India and Egypt), Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
8 Nov 1917: Involvement Driver, SN 502, Australian Remount Unit (India and Egypt)
8 Nov 1917: Embarked Driver, SN 502, Australian Remount Unit (India and Egypt), SS Chindwarra, Adelaide
8 Jan 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 502, Australian Remount Unit (India and Egypt), Discharged at the 4th Military District. Unit disbanded

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Cahill and Annie Cahill nee Hogan of South Australia

Brother of Rosanna Cahill, Thomas Cahill, Maggie Cahill, Edward Cahill, George Cahill, William Cahill, Mary Lucinda Cahill, Annie Maria Cahill and Lawrence Victor Cahill

On 1 September 1908 John married Matilda May Pelgrave at the residence of Rev. E. Pelgrave, Adelaide, SA. Father of May Cahill, Jack Cahill and George Cahill

At the time of enlistment he was residing at O'Halloran Hill, SA. At the time of death he was residing at Caurnamont, SA

Returned to Australia on 8 January 1918 aboard HT Gracchus

Medals: British War Medal