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Regimental number1747
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolSt Patricks Catholic School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLinotype operator
Address55 Fitzgerald Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Madigan, 55 Fitzgerald Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.6
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 138), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Winifred MADIGAN, 27 Stenton Street, West Perth, Western Australia

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