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James Michael EGAN

Regimental number1542
Place of birthUltimo, New South Wales
SchoolPatrician Brothers (Catholic) School, Bridge Road, Forest Lodge.
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
Address86 Forsyth Street, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Delia Egan, 86 Forsyth Street, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date8 April 1915
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 Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 July 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death23.7
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Delia EGAN. Native of Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1541 Pte Andrew Frank EGAN, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 March 1916.

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