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John Willinm Patrick REDDAN

Regimental number2463
Place of birthWollongong, New South Wales
SchoolConvent School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressOrange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinUncle, D Reddan, Orange, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt John William Reddan on NR
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. 5A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret REDDAN. Native of Wollongong, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsUncle: George Frederick Reed, died March 1919; Cousin: Robert Parkuis, returned.

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