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Robert John KERRIGAN

Regimental number2816
Place of birthBurke New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Francies Sarah Kerrigan, Stockyard Street, Cunnamulla, Queensland
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1956 Pte William Edward KERRIGAN, 4th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 31 October 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 September 1966
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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