Joseph GAHAN

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GAHAN, Joseph

Service Number: 75
Enlisted: 22 September 1914, Bundaberg, Queensland
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 5th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Bundaberg, Queensland, 12 April 1887
Home Town: Bundaberg, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: South Bundaberg State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Deir al-Balah, Palestine, 26 March 1917, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Left unburied near Mahommadan Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Jerusalem Memorial, South Bundaberg School WWI Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

22 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 75, Bundaberg, Queensland
21 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 75, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 75, 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Sydney
27 Jun 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 75, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (scalp)
9 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 5th Light Horse Regiment
26 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 75, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Battles of Gaza

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