Michael Joseph EGAN

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EGAN, Michael Joseph

Service Number: 26761
Enlisted: 3 September 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 10th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Heidelberg, Victoria, 1883
Home Town: Heidelberg, Banyule, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 5 June 1917
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 226
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Heidelberg War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 26761, Melbourne, Victoria
7 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 26761, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 26761, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
23 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 26761, 10th Field Artillery Brigade , GSW (chest)
5 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 26761, 10th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Michael and Catherine Egan of Burgundy, Street, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia; brother of Thomas James Egan and Annie Egan

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal