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James EGAN

Regimental number370
Place of birthPort Fairy, Victoria
SchoolOakleigh Convent (Catholic) School, St Marys, Colac, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address155 Mary Street, Richmond
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Egan, 155 Mary Street, Richmond
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 11 December 1917
Place of death or woundingCantard
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 125), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: james and Bridget EGAN, 1 Cooke Street, Abbotsford, VIctoria. Native of Port Fairy, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: James Bremnan, Thomas McMahon, James McMahon, Joseph Egan, Thomas Egan, Joseph Keating, Thomas Keating.

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