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Matthew James CORCORAN

Regimental number5697
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Matthew Corcoran, Terowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Discharge date2 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Captured at Reincourt, 11 April 1917; arrived in England from Germany, 14 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 3 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 2 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CORCORAN Matthew James

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