William Robert DARGAN

DARGAN, William Robert

Service Number: 439
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 1st Field Artillery Brigade
Born: North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 3 September 1894
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Mosman Superior Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Carter
Died: Died of wounds, Greece, 15 June 1915, aged 20 years
Cemetery: East Mudros Military Cemetery
Plot 1, Row D, Grave 88 Headstone inscription : In memory of the loved son of Mrs & Mr Dargan Peace perfect peace,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kirribilli Sydney Flying Squadron & Sydney Sailing Club Honor Roll, Mosman "With the Colors" Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, 439, Field Artillery Brigades, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Gunner, 439, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Argyllshire embarkation_ship_number: A8 public_note: ''
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Gunner, 439, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
15 Jun 1915: Involvement Gunner, 439, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 439 awm_unit: 1st Australian Field Artillery Brigade awm_rank: Gunner awm_died_date: 1915-06-15

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Robert P and Mary Jane Dargan of 36 Ourimbah Road, Mosman, NSW. Brother of Ellen Margaret Dargan, Elsie M Dargan, James R Dargan, Amy D Dargan, Robert Reginald Dargan who returned to Australia on 28 August 1919 having served with the 14 Light Horse Regiment and Lucy A Dargan

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Took part in the Compulsary Military Training Scheme serving with the Royal Australia Garrison Artillery for about 4 years