Isidore Vincent GALLIGAN

GALLIGAN, Isidore Vincent

Service Number: 3768
Enlisted: 18 September 1915, Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Goonda, Queensland, Australia, 4 April 1887
Home Town: Goodna, Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 4 September 1916, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Courcelette British Cemetery
Plot III, Row G, Grave 15,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3768, 9th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane
30 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3768, 9th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Itonus embarkation_ship_number: A50 public_note: ''
30 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3768, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
4 Sep 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 3768, 49th Infantry Battalion, Killed in action

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Biography contributed

Isidore Vincent GALLIGAN was born in Goonda, Queensland on 4th April, 1887

His parents were James GALLIGAN & Mary Ann SULLIVAN

He enlisted in Brisbane on 18th September, 1915 and embarked from Brisbane on the HMAT Itonus on 30th December, 1915 with the 9th Infantry Battalion, 12th reinforcements

Isidore was Killed in Action in France on 4th September, 1916 and is buried in the Courcellette British Cemetery


3 of his brothers also served during WW1

1. Edmund Andrew GALLIGAN (SN 2324) returned to Australia in 1917

2. John Bennett GALLIGAN (SN 1016) Killed in Action on 26th March, 1917

3. Michael Galvin GALLIGAN (SN 6750) returned to Australia in 1917