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John Carnel GOGGIN

Regimental number5026
Place of birthCaptain's Flat, New South Wales
SchoolBredbo and Cooma Public Schools, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShop assistant
Address89 Redfern Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Goggins, Bredbo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMember of rifle clubs, Queanbeyan and Kempsey.
Enlistment date3 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHangard Wood, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHangard Wood British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Catherine GOGGIN, Bredbo, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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