|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Mount Gambier South Australia|
|School||Burrungull State School, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Burrungull, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Corcoran, Burrungull, via Mount Gambier, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Great courage and determination in assisting to re-organise Company under heavy shell fire, and in leading Platoon.(East of Ypres)'
Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).
'Courage and determination in re-organisation and leadership of Company under heavy fire, greatly assisting success of operations.(East of Ypres)'
Mention in Despatches awarded (see above entry).
'Work from 22 September 1917 to 24 February 1918, especially during Ypres operations.'
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||28|
|Place of burial||Borre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 9), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Margaret CORCORAN, Tantanoola, South Australia. Native of Mt. Gambier, South Australia|
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|