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Alphonsus GILLIGAN

Regimental number1709
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Galston, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Gilligan, Hornsby, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A10 Karoo on 5 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 29 October 1918
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 7), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Willian and Margaret GILLIGAN, Galston, Hornsby, New South Wales
Family/military connections15 Cousins: 1 killed; 12 privates and 3 lieutenants returned; i received MM.

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