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Number Private 3134

Battalion 59th Battalion

Place of Birth Pakenham

Next of Kin His father John Halloran of Pakenham East

Date and place of enlistment 15/7/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 33 years 9 months 5�10 1/2 �, 12 stone 4 pounds blue eyes and brown hair

Religion Catholic

Occupation labourer

Date and place of death

He was missing in action on 19/7/1916 at Fromelles. He was later deemed to have been killed on that day.

Location of grave or memorial

He has no known grave and is remembered on the memorial at VC Corner Fromelles France

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He worked in the area

Military History

15/7/15 He enlisted in Leongatha
26/11/15 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Commonwealth
23/2/16 He was allotted to the 58th Battalion
29/2/16 He was placed in 58th at Tel el Kebir Egypt
18/3/16 He transferred to the 59th Battalion
He is in a photo of local Leongatha men taken in Egypt
18/6/16 He embarked Alexandria
29/6/16 He disembarked Marseilles
19/7/16 He was in the battle of Fromelles
He was considered missing and his parents were told that until an enquiry was held he would be considered missing
Witness at enquiry
V Stafford said he saw the soldier, Halloran, wounded by a bullet in the stomach out in no mans land about a 150 yards from the frontline at Fleurbaix. A mate wanted to carry the soldier in but he said �No�. He did not want to be moved as he was dying. He did not know what became of him afterwards

Pte. Whiteside, who is in the group photo taken in Egypt, wrote to the Hallorans as he was in same company. He stated that he has had no news of Tim either official or unofficial. Mrs. Halloran asked the army for any news of her son.
Mrs. L O�Loughlin wrote to the army about the death or otherwise of Pte. Halloran
His family received his medals, plaque and scroll.



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