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Frederick William COLLIGAN

Regimental number1763
Date of birth24 November 1884
Place of birthGrance Plains, South Australia
SchoolNailsworth State School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFurnaceman
AddressGrace Plains, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Mary Colligan, Palmerston Road, North Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France. Slightly wounded, Pozieres, 16 August 1916; recovered. Contracted trench feet, March 1917; invalided to No.1 General Hospital, London; returned to Australia and discharged.
Date of death7 March 1962

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