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Michael Joseph CURRAN

Regimental number3013
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWool classer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 5.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Michael Curran, Millicent, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column (Sept-Oct 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Brigid CURRAN
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6038 Pte Edward Lawrence CURRAN, 24th Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917; 1218 Pte Francis Austin CURRAN, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 June 1918; Cousin: 413 Pte Gerald Patrick CURRAN, 10th Bn, returned to Australia 11 March 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsReligion incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Church of England.
Date of death5 June 1971
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURRAN Michael Joseph

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