Hugh James MCMAHON

MCMAHON, Hugh James

Service Number: 2178
Enlisted: 18 April 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Machine Gun Company
Born: Captains Flat, NSW, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Petersham, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sleeper Cutter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 12 November 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: AIF Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers
II L 6, AIF Burial Ground, Flers, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2178, 1st Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, NSW
16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 2178, 1st Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 2178, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney
6 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 1st Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli
18 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Machine Gun Company
5 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1st Machine Gun Company

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Thomas and Eliza McMAHON.

The Family Circular collected by the Australian War Memorial indicates that his second Given Name was James. This has been added to his record.