Gordon FLANAGAN

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FLANAGAN, Gordon

Service Number: 255
Enlisted: 10 September 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, 1894
Home Town: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 3 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 12 Chaplain Father Bergin officiated
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 255, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 255, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 255, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
3 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 255, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Matthew and Catherine Flanagan of Hillgrove, Wagga Wagga, NSW

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