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George Richard HORAN

Regimental number424
Place of birthErmington, Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Josephs (Catholic) School, Hunters Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingMusician, Naturalist, Field Wireless and Telegraphist.
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs George Horan, Lake Cudgatico, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burial7th Field Ambulance Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Terence and Jane HORAN; husband of May HORAN, "Langlea", The Esplanade, Hurstville, New South Wales. Native of Ermington, Ryde, Sydney
Family/military connectionsNephews: 704 Pte Richard Joseph HORAN, 1st Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915; 283 Sergeant George HORAN MM, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 3 December 1918; 400 WO2 Henry James CHIVERS, 1st Light Horse Regiment, died of disease, 11 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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