James FAHEY

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FAHEY, James

Service Number: 824
Enlisted: 23 October 1914, Enlisted at Hamilton, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1883
Home Town: West Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Coomoora State School, Daylesford, Victoria
Occupation: Shearer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 31 July 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 24 Rev. Father Bergin officiated Commemorated on the Coomoora State School Roll of Honour, Victoria Headstone inscription reads: O sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 824, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Hamilton, Victoria
3 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 824, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
3 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 824, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Katuna, Melbourne
31 Jul 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 824, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Birth name registered as James Martin Fahey number 18132

Son of John Fahey and Ellen Fahey nee Bourke of 592 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, Victoria. Brother of Mary Teresa Fahey, Winifred Fahey and Peter Fahey,

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal