Mahony, Christopher Richard (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1918)

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Mont St Quentin
Accession Number 1DRL/0470
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letter
Maker Farrell, John
Mahony, Christopher Richard
Date made 1918-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/1547
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Christopher Richard Mahony, 43 Battalion, AIF, France, 1918. Collection consists of one letter written by Lieutenant Christopher Richard Mahony to his brother Jack, and one letter of condolence from Lt. Colonel John Farrell, commander of the 43rd Battalion, to Lieutenant Mahony's brother.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Christopher Richard Mahony, 43 Battalion, AIF. Insurance clerk; of Adelaide, SA, born Hyde Park, SA; educated at Christian Brothers College, Adelaide, served in the Citizen Forces; was a keen footballer, cricketer and baseballer; joined the AIF on 18 January 1916; killed in action at Mont St. Quentin, 1 September 1918, aged 22.