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Andrew Francis FLANIGAN

Regimental number716
Date of birth25 January 1888
Place of birthBelair, South Australia
SchoolCoromandel Valley Public School; Christian Brothers Catholic College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlasterer
AddressBlackwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John Michael Flanigan, Blackwood, South Australia
Enlistment date26 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 6 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Discharge date4 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded, Gallipoli, 10 Auyust 1915; invalided to Malta; recovered.

Arrived back in Australia, 29 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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