Thomas Phillip LANGAN

LANGAN, Thomas Phillip

Service Number: 4210
Enlisted: 24 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glanville, South Australia, 17 September 1894
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Marist Brothers' School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 16 August 1916, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4210, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4210, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1,

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11 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 4210, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
26 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4210, 50th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
12 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4210, 50th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières ,

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The death occurred in action in France on August 16 of Private Thomas P. Langan, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Langan, of Port Adelaide. Private Langan, who was killed a month before his twenty-second birthday, was educated at the Marist Brothers' School, Port Adelaide, where his late parents were well known. Prior to enlisting Private Langan worked in the Murray Bridge and Mannum districts, and he won the respect and liking of all who knew him. His only sister is Mrs. W. Gommers, of Hahndorf." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 30 Sep 1916 (