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Daniel Joseph DUGGAN

Regimental number21941
Place of birthTarnagulla, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationAapc, Home Service
Address5 Talbot Avenue, East St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M T Duggan, 5 Talbot Avenue, East St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Conspicuous ability, zeal and devotion to duty particularly at Messines.
Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'This N.C.O. has been on the 8th F.A.B. Headquarters since the arrival of the Brigade in FRANCE, and has shown conspicuous ability, zeal and devotion to duty, particularly at MESSINES and during the present operations. His work has always been performed most efficiently and often under very difficult and strenuous conditions frequently for 48 hours at a stretch. His work has always been performed cheerfully and he has been a fine example to the remaininder of the staff, and to the Brigade generally.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 June 1981
Place of burialCreswick Cemetery, Victoria

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