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James FLANAGAN

Regimental number1676
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
Place of birthPrincess Hill, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height6' 0"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss K Flanagan, c/o Miss A Doyle, Airlie, William Street, Balaclava, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Bridget FLANAGAN
Discharge date4 April 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinthic', 10 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 3 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 4 April 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death24 October 1937
Age at death49
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FLANAGAN James

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