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Vincent CURRAN

Regimental number1053
Place of birthDungog, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
AddressAbelard Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Spencer, Abelard Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date25 November 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1678 Corporal Thomas Michael CURRAN, 3rd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1920.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 25 August 1917; disembarked Sydney, 26 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit: exhaustion, neurosis), 25 November 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 November 1954
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURRAN Vincent

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