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John SCANLAN

Regimental number1761
Place of birthSandgate Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressSandgate, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Michael Scanlan, Sandgate, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date29 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname spelt SCANLON
Other details

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

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