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Regimental number1355
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolUrquhart Street State School
ReligionChurch of England
Address611 Sebastopol Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Halligan, 611 Sebastopol Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date26 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of injuries 31 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21.5
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Isabel HALLIGAN, 611, Sebastapol Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsLt Percy Chalmers, winner of Military Cross (uncle).

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