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John Timothy DORGAN

Regimental number6071
Place of birthCork, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTailor
Address116 Probert Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 6.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Grace Elizabeth Dorgan, 116 Probert Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Discharge date8 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 30 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 10 April 1917; marched in to 2nd Australian division Base Depot, Etaples, France, 11 April 1917; taken on strength of 22nd Bn, 3 May 1917; with unit, 23 December 1917; with unit, 30 June 1918; appointed Lance Corporal, 7 September 1918; appointed temporary Corporal, 20 September 1918; on leave to England, 4 January 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 25 January 1919; on leave to United Kingdom, 12 March 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 23 March 1919; marched out for return to Australia, 10 May 1919; embarked Havre, 16 May 1919; disembarked Southampton, England, and marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 17 May 1919; granted leave from 4 July to 4 September 1919, with full pay; marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 4 September 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 22 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 November 1919; discharged, 8 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DORGAN John Timothy

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