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Ambrose Patrick EGAN

Regimental number4533
Place of birthTrentham, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressLonsdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 9"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Egan, 350 Bridge Road, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Discharge date2 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 18 December 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 18 February 1917; marched in to 8th Training Bn, Hurdcott.

Admitted to Military Hospital, Fovant, 5 March 1917 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 21 March 1917; discharged to Training Depot, Wareham, 5 April 1917; marched in same day to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham.

Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 2 May 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 21 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 18 September 1917; discharged, Melbourne (medically unfit: neurasthenia), 2 November 1917.

Medal: British War Medal

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