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Septimus GOLLAN

Regimental number3756
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDriver
AddressSunnyside, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Gollan, Sunnyside, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death1 October 1917
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXVI, Row C, Grave No. 17), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Roderick and Louisa GOLLAN, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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