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Number Private 5565

Battalion 21st Battalion

Place of Birth Kent England

Next of Kin His mother, Mrs. Sarah Jane Corrigan
"Glenville" 14 Brewster Rd Leyton Essex.
Later Miss L J Corrigan of Charlton London

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 15/5/1916

Physical details on enlistment Age 21 years 4 months
5'7", 118 pounds, blue eyes and dark brown hair

Religion Church of England

Occupation farm labourer

Date and place of death

He was missing in action on 3/5/1917 and declared to have
been killed on that day at a Court of Enquiry held on 24/11/1917

Location of grave or memorial

He has no known grave and is remembered on the Memorial at Villers Bretonneux

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He worked for James Darling of Mardan

Military History

He attended a National School in Leyton Essex
His postal address was Post Office Leongatha
15/5/16 He enlisted in Melbourne
25/9/16 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Shropshire
10/11/16 He disembarked Pymouth
13/12/16 He went to France
7/1/17 He marched in from Boulogne
26/1/17 He joined his battalion
12/4/17 He was sick in hospital
15/4/17He went to the Field Ambulance
22/4/17 He was discharged to duty
23/4/17 He joined his unit
3/5/17 He went missing in action
24/11/17 A Court of Enquiry declared he was killed on 3/5/17
A statement by Cpl. McQueen of Western Australia of the 21st Battalion
�I saw Pt. Corrigan before going into action but never saw him again. Some men of the same company said they believed he was taken prisoner. Counter signed Frank Gill

Miss Corrigan received medals, the plaque and scroll


CORRIGAN, Alfred George

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