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Andrew Frank EGAN

Regimental number1541
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
OccupationDriver
Address86 Forsyth Street, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 11.75"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Delia Egan, 86 Forsyth Street, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 March 1916
Discharge date23 July 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1542 Pte James Michael EGAN, 55th Bn, died of wounds, 9 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 25 September 1915 (gun shot wound, scalp: severe); admitted to Gibraltar Hospital, 11 October 1915 (dangerously ill); removed from dangerously ill list, 20 October 1915. Transferred to England, 1 December 1915, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, 8 December 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Suevic', 11 March 1916 (loss of memory); discharged, Sydney (medically unfit), 23 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 August 1955
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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