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Michael Joseph CALLANAN

Regimental number2583
Place of birthRoslen Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolFive Mile State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKoo Wee Rup, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Callanan, Koo Wee Rup, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 3 December 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XV, Row A, Grave No. 1), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jack and Eliza CALLAN, Koo-wee-rup, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil

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