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Norman John WHELAN

Regimental number363
Place of birthLimerick Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
Addressc/o G. Byrne, Chestnut View, Gatton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinGrandparent, Mrs. E. Whelan, Southport, Queensland
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 September 1918
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row K, Grave 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mrs Mary Ellen Brown.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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