|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Killygordan, Co Donegal, Ireland|
|School||Cooladawson National School, Ireland|
|Other training||Farm labourer|
|Age on arrival in Australia||14.9|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, J Gallagher, Ballygodine, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/28/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||51st Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Pozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 16), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Son of James GALLAGHER, 'The Cottage', Bohanbuoy, Killygordon, Ireland|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 7472 Pte James GALLAGHER, 1st Division Train, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front.
Embarked Fremantle, 13 October 1915; taken on strength, 11th Bn, Tel-el Kebir, 7 January 1916. Transferred to 51st Bn, Serapeum, 29 February 1916; taken on strength, 51st Bn, Tel-el-Kebir, 1 March 1916.
Proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, disembarking Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916.
Wounded in action, France, 14/16 August 1916 (gunshot wound to elbow); admitted to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 16 August 1916. Transferred to 3rd North General Hospital, Sheffield, England (slight gunshot wound to right elbow), 21 August 1916. Discharged to 1st Convalescent Depot, Perham Downs, 22 September 1916. Proceeded on furlough, 23 September 1916. Returned to France to rejoin unit leaving from Folkestone, England, 4 December 1916. To Australian Division Base Depot , Etaples, 5 December 1916; rejoined unit, 23 December 1916.
Wounded in action, 2 April 1917, and admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance (gunshot wound in back 'contusion'); died of wounds, 3 April 1917.Medals: 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GALLAGHER Patrick|