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William Edward KERRIGAN

Regimental number1956
Place of birthCunnamulla, Queensland
SchoolEnngonia Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressCunnamulla, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Robert John Kerrigan, Cunnamulla, Queensland
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 19 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1956A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1917
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 39), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert John and Frances Sarah KERRIGAN, Enngonia, Bourke, New South Wales. Native of Cunnamulla, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2816 Pte Robert John KERRIGAN, 1st Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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