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William CALLAGHAN

Regimental number1518
Place of birthKoorawarke, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLittle Spring Creek, Young, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date26 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, France, England

Wounded in action, 14 July 1918.

Commenced return to Australia, 8 October 1918; disembarked Sydney, 29 November 1919; discharged, 26 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 February 1964
Age at death68
Place of burialYoung Cemetery, New South Wales

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