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
Heath Cemetery (Special Memorial 8), Harbonnieres, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), Aldgate Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Renmark - Four WW1 Honour Boards HB02-05*
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2576, 27th Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2576, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
11 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2576B, 10th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
Date unknown: Involvement SN 2576, 10th Infantry Battalion

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


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