Michael Patrick CAHILL

CAHILL, Michael Patrick

Service Number: 4398
Enlisted: 24 November 1915, Laidley, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Townsville, Queensland, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Laidley, Lockyer Valley, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Drover
Died: Illness (Broncho pneumonia), France, 9 July 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
Plot 11, Row B, Grave 72, Etaples Military Cemetery, Etaples, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Laidley Memorial Park Gates, Laidley War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Laidley, Queensland
31 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4398, 25th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Star of Victoria embarkation_ship_number: A16 public_note: ''
31 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 4398, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
Date unknown: Involvement 25th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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25 Battalion

Rank - Private

10 May 1916 - Proceeded to join B.E.F at Alexandria on board HT Scotian

15 May 1916 - Disembarked at Marseilles

4 July 1916 - To hospital - Bronchitis

Brother of Kate Costello, Kandanga via Gympie, Queensland