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Regimental number621
Place of birthBallina, New South Wales
SchoolNew Farm State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCommercial Road, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Madigan, Commercial Road, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the compulsory training scheme.
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22.5
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 11), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Frances MADIGAN, Flower Street, Woollongabba, Queensland. Native of Ballina, New South Wales

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