Service Number: 957
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Enlisted at Townsville, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dunedin, New Zealnd, 23 December 1891
Home Town: Townsville, Townsville, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 20 May 1915, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 12 Chaplain F.R. Richards
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 957, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Townsville, QLD
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, SN 957, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, SN 957, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Melbourne House, Walker Street, Townsville, QLD

Son of Thomas and Catherine Mcahan of Abbotsford, Dunedin,NZ

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

He was a member of the Otago Rifles