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John FAGAN

Regimental number2631
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
SchoolCatholic, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Fagan, Waratah Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1918
Place of death or woundingM?ricourt, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann FAGAN, 12 Waratah Street, Gelong West, VIctoria
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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