Matthew Linus CORCORAN

CORCORAN, Matthew Linus

Service Number: 445
Enlisted: 22 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Gambier, South Australia, 22 September 1891
Home Town: Freeling, Light, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway Porter
Died: Mount Gambier, South Australia, 24 June 1920, aged 28 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Freeling Boer War, Boxer Rebellion and WW1 Memorial Panel, Freeling WW1 Pictorial Honour Roll, Freeling War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 445, 43rd Infantry Battalion
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 445, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
18 Mar 1918: Discharged AIF WW1
Date unknown: Wounded SN 445, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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43 Battalion

Rank - Private

27 July 1917 - Returned to Australia on board HMAT Demosthenes

25 September 1917 - Admitted to Keswick Army Hospital South Australia with Tuberculois

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Thomas Patrick and Margaret Mary Corcoran (nee Fitzgerlad)