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Vincent George FLANAGAN

Regimental number25487
Date of birth23 July 1897
Place of birthLady Bowen Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolTaringa State School; Normal State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRailway night officer
AddressGreenlaw Street, Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs C J Flanagan, c/o Mrs Denby, Greenlaw Street, Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of return to Australia incorrectly listed on Nominal Roll as 12 May 1915. No citation for Military Medal.
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 20903 Gunner John William BOND, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 20 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 April 1983
Age at death86
Place of burialMt. Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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