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John Bernard DUGGAN

Regimental number1900
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelephonist
AddressWillis Street, Hampton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.4
Height5' 3"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, P J Duggan, Willis Street, Hampton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date3 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Tresos Montes', 8 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 3 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 April 1930
Age at death35
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. Sec. 10, 2229), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUGGAN John Bernard

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