Marshall John EGAN

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EGAN, Marshall John

Service Number: 2170
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Victoria, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Tinsmith
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 11 March 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery
La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery, La Plus Douve, Wallonie, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

1 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2170, 57th Infantry Battalion
1 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2170, 57th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
11 Mar 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 2170, 57th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Marshall John EGAN was born in 1897 in Maryborough in Victoria His parents were John Joseph EGAN and Isabella Mary WOODALL S/N 2170 he joined up 3.4.1916 -57th Battalion as a Private He previously had 12 months service with the CMF (55th Infantry) He obtained the rank of Corporal Marshall was killed in action 11.3.1918 Belgium He saw service on the Western Front He is buried in La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery, Plot 111, Row B, grave 10 - Belgium Link to a story about Marshall from the East Melbourne Historical Society http://emhs.org.au/person/egan/marshall_john_patrick

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