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George Francis CORCORAN

Place of birthHong Kong, China
SchoolChristian Brothers High School, Lewisham, NSW (Catholic)
Age on arrival in Australia8
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs. A. F. Corcoran, 6 Ormond Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military service1st Lt Cadets
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name31st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 12), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J.M. and Annie F. CORCORAN, Angelo Street, Burwood, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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