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Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolSt Patrick's College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHoddle Street, West Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Callinan, 147 Hoddle Street, West Richmond, Victoria
Previous military service25th Battery Australian Field Artillery; Served in 8th and 31st Batteries Field Artillery, Australian Military Forces.
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 118
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll118th Howitzer Battery
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary and the late John CALLINAN, 14 Walpole Street, Kew, Victoria. Born at Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Lawrence Hurley CALLINAN, 1st Division Artillery, died of wounds, 9 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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