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Bernard Francis EGAN

Regimental number5692
Place of birthRothesay, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCab driver
Addressc/o R T Williams, Gugeri Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, B Egan, 79 Philip Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces; subsequently declared exempt.
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date3 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 21 July 1916.

Found guilty, 3rd Training Bn, Perham Downs, of overstaying leave, midnight, 3 August, to 1200, 4 August 1916: forfeited 1 day's pay.

Proceeded overseas to France, 5 September 1916; joined 11th Bn, in the field, 16 September 1916.

Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 10 November 1916 (trench feet); transferred to 36th Casualty Clearing Station, 11 November 1916; to 2nd Canadian General Hospital, Le Treport, 13 November 1916; discharged to duty, 15 December 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 17 January 1917.

Admitted to 1/1 South Midland Casualty Clearing Station, 26 January 1917 (tachycardia); transferred same day to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen; 29 January 1917; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 6 February 1917; discharged to duty, 24 February 1917.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 28 March 1917.

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Baambah', 8 April 1917; discharged, Perth, 3 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 April 1960

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