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Private 5565

21st Battalion

Kent England

His mother, Mrs. Sarah Jane Corrigan "Glenville" Leyton Essex. Later Miss L J Corrigan of Charlton London

Melbourne 15/5/1916

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

Church of England

Farm labourer

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

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

He worked for James Darling of Mardan, Victoria

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



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CORRIGAN, Alfred George

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