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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Aughey, John Gordon (27/R27)

Place of Birth: Port Pirie, SA

Age: 25 years 6 months

Enlistment Details: Saturday, 27 March 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 27/R27            view online service record

20 Ross Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Violet Aughey (wife)
20 Ross Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 10 May 1915
Ship: HMAT Euripides A14
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion

KIA: Monday, 30 September 1918
Place: Egypt

Squadron Quartermaster, 13 Light Horse, killed in action 30 September, 1918, aged 27, Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Damascus, Syria.

Wife: Mrs Violet AUGHEY, born Adelaide, educated Public School, Adelaide. He enlisted as a 24-year-old stockman with wife at 20 Ross Street, circular returned by a son, John, and his mother at 390 Graham Street. Embarked as a Driver with the 24th Battalion, Transport Section, later promoted to Squadron Quartermaster (Warrant Officer, Class II).

Additiona research by Brian Membrey

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