Hilary Richard MEEHAN

MEEHAN, Hilary Richard

Service Number: 1869
Enlisted: 7 February 1916, Enlisted at Moree, NSW
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 33rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Narrabri West, Narrabri, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness - Bronchial Pneumonia, France, 22 November 1918
Cemetery: Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot V, Row D, Grave 42, Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Abbeville, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Moree ANZAC Centenary Memorial, Narrabri and District Soldiers' Memorial Clock Tower, West Narrabri Public School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1869, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Moree, NSW
4 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, 1869, 33rd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Sydney embarkation_ship_number: A15 public_note: ''
4 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, 1869, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney
16 Jul 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 1869, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Gunshot wound to the cheek
9 Apr 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 33rd Infantry Battalion, In the field
18 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1869, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Wounded 2nd occasion - gassed
22 Nov 1918: Involvement Corporal, 1869, 33rd Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1869 awm_unit: 33rd Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Corporal awm_died_date: 1918-11-22

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Levance Lott Meehan and Alice Meehan of 'Tava' Narrabri, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal