John Halpin GLYNN


GLYNN, John Halpin

Service Numbers: 3800, 3800A
Enlisted: 13 November 1915, Enlisted to Casula, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 56th Infantry Battalion
Born: Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales
Schooling: Christian Brothers School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Railway Cleaner
Died: Killed in action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 27 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

13 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3800, 20th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted to Casula, NSW
20 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3800, 20th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
20 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3800, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
4 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 56th Infantry Battalion, At Moascar
3 Oct 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3800, 56th Infantry Battalion, Gunshot wound to the left buttock
23 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 61st Infantry Battalion , From 56th Battalion Service number changed to 3800A due to duplication
27 Sep 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3800A, 56th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Patrick and Mary Ellen Glynn of Mulwarrie Street, Goulburn, NSW. Brother of Ethel Glynn and Desmond Patrick Glynn

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal