William John EGAN

Badge Number: 63723, Sub Branch: Adelaide

EGAN, William John

Service Number: 2326
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Milang, 9 June 1897
Home Town: Milang, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Student
Died: 9 March 1920, aged 22 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Woodside Methodist Cemetery
Memorials: Goolwa War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

9 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2326, 32nd Infantry Battalion
9 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2326, 32nd Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Outer Harbor
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 2326

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

EGAN. — In loving memory of W. J. Egan, late A.I.F., who passed away at Woodside, March 24. 1020.

Some may think you are forgotten

When at times they see me smile;

But they little know the aching heart

That hides beneath that smile.

—Inserted by (his affectionate friend. Mabel Koye, Woodside. 

Family Notices (1923, March 31). Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954), p. 15. Retrieved November 27, 2018, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87423258