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Charles Patrick MALLIGAN

Regimental number132
Place of birthWhitfield, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMaribyrnong Barracks, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.4
Height5' 10.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinE Malligan, King Valley via Wangaratta, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 14 days in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery.
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 7 September 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date25 October 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ascanius', 7 September 1915; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, leg; lameness), Sydney, 25 October 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 February 1949
Age at death56
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MALLIGAN Charles Patrick

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