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Robert GALLEGHAN

Regimental number2069
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCoal Trimmer
AddressHowden Street, Carrington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie Galleghan, Little Denison Street, Carrington, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialUnicorn Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 6), Vend'huile, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Janet GALLEGHAN; husband of Minnie GALLEGHAN, 34 Dillon Street, Paddington, New South Wales. Native of Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNephew: 432 Sergeant Frederick GALLEGHAN, 34th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918 [subsequently served in World War II: NX70416 Brigadier F.G. GALLEGHAN DSO, OBE, ISO, ED, 27th Infantry Brigade, discharged, 2 January 1946].
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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