James Phillip AHERN

AHERN, James Phillip

Service Numbers: 2576, 2576B
Enlisted: 26 July 1915, Adelaide South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide South Australia, 1893
Home Town: Aldgate, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 11 August 1918
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Picardie
Heath Cemetery (Special Memorial 8), Harbonnieres, France, Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Aldgate Honour Board, Aldgate War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Men from Renmark and District Roll of Honor Boards (4)
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2576, 27th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Benalla embarkation_ship_number: A24 public_note: ''
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2576, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
11 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2576B, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2576B awm_unit: 10 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1918-08-11
Date unknown: Involvement 2576, 10th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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His brother John Joseph Ahern also of the "Fighting 10th" returned to Australia, 12 April 1919.


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