|Place of birth||Ovens, Cork, Ireland|
|Address||Nardoo Park, Buckrabanyule, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, W Hannigan, Scart, Douglas, Co Cork, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Bendigo, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 3 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 September 1916, and marched into 2nd Training Bn, Perham Downs.
Proceeded overseas to France, 2 November 1916; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 3 November 1916; re-allotted to 59th Bn Reinforcements, 15 November 1916; taken on strength of 59th Bn, 17 November 1916.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 31 May 1917, and transferred to 5th Divisional Receiving Station (sprained ankle); discharged to duty, 16 June 1917; rejoined unit from hospital, 21 June 1917.
Found guilty while on lines, 13 July 1917, of failing to appear on parade after being duly warned, 12 July 1917: awarded 7 days' confinement to barracks.
Detached to 15th Infantry Brigade Headquarters as Camp Warden, 30 September 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 9 October 1917.
Proceeded on leave to the United Kingdom, 10 November 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 27 November 1917.
Found guilty in the field, 24 December 1917, of being absent without leave, 9.00 am, 21 December, to 8.00 pm, 21 December 1917: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2 and a fine of 1 days' pay; forfeited total of 7 days' pay.
Promoted Corporal, 14 July 1918.
Proceeded on leave to the United Kingdom, 4 November 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 21 November 1918.
Mentioned in Despatches, 16 March 1919.
Marched in from the field, 17 April 1919.
Embarked Havre, and proceeded to England, 23 April 1919; disembarked Southampton, 24 April 1919; marched into No 5 Group, Weymouth, 24 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 10 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 19 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||73|
|Place of burial||Wedderburn Cemetery, Victoria|