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John Edward FLANAGAN

Regimental number36213
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
Address104 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John M Flanagan, 104 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 28
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHeilly Village, Amiens and Albert on the Somme, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBonnay Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Mathhew and Elizabeth FLANAGAN, 104 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 36214 Gunner James Patrick FLANAGAN, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 16 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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