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Matthew Linus CORCORAN

Regimental number445
Place of birthMount Gambier South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway porter
AddressFreeling, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Corcoran, Tantanoola, South Australia
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4358 Corporal James CORCORAN, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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