Vincent Charles CALLEN

Regimental number927
Place of birthStockton, New South Wales
SchoolSt Stanislaus College, Bathurst, NSW (Catholic)
Other trainingSydney University
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressStockton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Michael Callen, Stockton Street, Stockton, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentLSGT
Unit name34th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 August 1918
Place of death or woundingThailles Wood, near Bray, Somme, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 5), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Ellen CALLEN, "Salopia", Stockton, Newcastle, New South Wales

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal