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James Patrick EGAN

Regimental number6877
Place of birthOxley, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBushman
AddressYarrinjerry, Ariah Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinBrother, J Egan, Henty, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Boar War in Africa
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 28th August, 1916, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcements. Taken on Strength, 2nd Battalion, 12th February, 1917. Mortally wounded 4th May, 1917.
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Richard EGAN and his wife, Mary Ann CAREY. Native of Oxley, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers and Cousins
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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