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Arthur Ernest CORCORAN

Regimental number2069
Date of birth29 August 1895
Place of birthBlakeville, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBlackville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Michael Corcoran, Blackville, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Family/military connectionsFirst Cousin: 137 Private Percy LAY,(later Captain Lay),MM, MC, DCM, Croix de Guerre (France); 8th Battalion, A Company, returned to Australia 9 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Date of death4 December 1982
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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