Timothy Patrick AHERN


AHERN, Timothy Patrick

Service Number: 1651
Enlisted: 29 May 1915, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 54th Infantry Battalion
Born: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: St Joseph's School, Northcote, Victoria
Occupation: Woodworker
Died: Killed in action, Fleurbaix, France, 19 July 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Anzac Cemetery, Sailly-sur-la-Lys
Plot 11, Row B, Grave 3 Rev. J.J. Kennedy officated
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World War 1 Service

29 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
16 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1651, 24th Infantry Battalion
16 Jul 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1651, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 54th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
Date unknown: Involvement 24th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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54 Battalion

Rank - Lt.

30 August 1915 - Embarked Alexandria to Mediterranean Expeditionary Force

29 September 1915 - Taken on strength of 24th Bn, Gallipoli

1 October 1915 - Promoted Sergeant, Canal Zone

8 December 1915 - 2nd Lieutenant, Gallipoli

10 January 1916 - Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros

9 April 1916 - Joined 54th Bn, Ferry Post,

22 April 1916 - Transferred to 54th Bn from 24th Bn

11 May 1916 - Transferred to 14th Training Bn, Mount Katoomba

14 June 1916 - Promoted Lieutenant, Canal Zone

19 June 1916 - Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force

29 June 1916 - Disembarked Marseilles, France

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

Son of Timothy Patrick and Minnie Ahern, of 291, Clarke St., Northcote, Victoria, Australia