John Alexander GOLLAN

Regimental number409
Place of birthKenttown, Adelaide, South Australia
Place of birthBeverley, Western Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
AddressNorwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, D F Gollan, Beverley, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A52 Surada on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateDied of wounds 30 August 1915
Place of death or woundingWalker's Ridge, Gallipoli
Date of death30 August 1915
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 142), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Isabel GOLLAN
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Alan Bell GOLLAN, 10th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal