John William VERTIGAN

VERTIGAN, John William

Service Numbers: 1633, 1566
Enlisted: 6 October 1914
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Forth, Tasmania, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Forth, Devonport, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 9 August 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Devonport ANZAC Centenary Commemoration Gallipoli Campaign, Devonport Cenotaph, Forth Congregational Church Sunday School HR, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

6 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1633, 14th Infantry Battalion
19 Feb 1915: Involvement Corporal, 1633, 14th Infantry Battalion
19 Feb 1915: Embarked Corporal, 1633, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
16 Jun 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 15th Infantry Battalion
9 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 1566, 15th Infantry Battalion

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