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John James GALVIN

Regimental number1721
Place of birthGlenelg South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngineer
Addressc/o Nurse Greenslades, Pier Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Nellie Galvin, c/o Nurse Greeslades, Pier Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1722 Pte Thomas Patrick GALVIN, 1st Light Horse, returned to Australia, 10 June 1916.
Date of death17 September 1943

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