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Sylvester James GOLLAN

Regimental number4051
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressTighe's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J J Goolan, Tighe's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Date of death19 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 8), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J.J. and Kate GOLLAN, Victoria Street, Taree, New South Wales. Native of Muswellbrook
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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