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John David BALLAGH

Regimental number1236
Place of birthColac, Victoria
OccupationCoach builder
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 4.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Fleming Ballagh, nr Colac, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Cadets; 2 years in the 20th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Place of enlistmentColac, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameSignal Company Engineers Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2324 Pte James Lewis BALLAGH, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919; 6617 Pte William Fleming BALLAGH MM, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

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

Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.

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