McMahon,Joseph Isaac


War Service:
Sapper 7124 JOSEPH ISAAC McMAHON of 2nd Australian Tunnelling company died in Lewisham Military Hospital of the effects of gas on 9 April 1918. He was gassed on 13 March 1918 and taken to No.1 Australian General Hospital at Rouen and thence back to England where he was admitted to Lewisham Military Hospital on 17 March.

He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the Australian War Memorial in Canberra and on the Lewisham Military Hospital memorial outside University Hospital Lewisham.

He was 37, the son of Joseph and Eliza McMahon of Appin, New South Wales. When he enlisted at Calgoorlie on 12 November 1916 he gave his occupation as miner. He sailed from Melbourne on 11 May 1917 on the troopship HMAT Shropshire bound for Plymouth.


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