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George HORAN

Regimental number283
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address55 Boyce Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Joseph Horan, 55 Boyce Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Previous military service44th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Gallantry and devotion to duty at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 9 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 704 Pte Richard Joseph HORAN, 1st Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915; Uncle: 424 Pte George Richard HORAN, 13th Bn, killed in action, 7 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 September 1965

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