Francis Joseph MacMahon
Shown below are some images of my Grandfather, Francis Joseph MacMahon, who served with the North Irish Horse from 1914 to 1917, the 9th (North Irish Horse) Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers from 1917 to 1919, and the 11th and 16th Garrison Battalions, Australian Military Forces from 1939 to 1945.
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First World War
Between the Wars
Second World War
When the war broke out, Frank enlisted with the Australian Military Forces, even though he was 45 years old. He was assigned to the 16th Garrison Battalion and was quickly rose to the rank of Warrant Officer Class I. He spent much of the war at the Hay prisoner of war and internment camp.
1946 to 1971