Edward EGAN

EGAN, Edward

Service Number: 2376
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Castlemaine, Victoria, June 1896
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Tobacco worker
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World War 1 Service

10 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2376, 14th Infantry Battalion
10 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2376, 14th Infantry Battalion, RMS Persia, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by John E

"2376 Private Edward Egan, 14th Battalion. A tobacco worker from Northcote, Victoria prior to enlistment, Pte Egan embarked with the 7th Reinforcements from Melbourne on RMS Persia on 10 August 1915. Following his arrival in Egypt he was declared to have disciplinary problems. He returned to Australia on 29 April 1916 and was discharged as his services were no longer required..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)