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John Bernard CORCORAN

Regimental number6930
Place of birthHammond, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoilermaker's assistant
AddressHammond, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 2"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Corcoran, Hammond, South Australia
Enlistment date10 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Discharge date12 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 19 October 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 12 December 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 August 1962
Age at death72
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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