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Oswald George McALLAN

Regimental number1022
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolRedfurn Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Address25 Young Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinAunt, Janet Farrant, 25 Young Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date25 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJust an Australian lad who answered the call of duty and did it. The Padre wrote .The whole battalion mourns his death he was very capable and very obliging, chearful personality. I miss him very much. (Janet Farrant Aunt)
FateDied of wounds 1 February 1918
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 16), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jessie MCALLAN. Native of Melbourne, Australia

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