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Fagan, Joseph (7231)

Place of Birth: South Melbourne, VIC

Age: 22 years 2 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 15 September 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 7231            view online service record

32 Raglan Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mary A Fagan (mother)
32 Raglan Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 19 February 1917
Ship: HMAT Ballarat A70
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion – 24th Reinforcements

RTA: Friday, 1 August 1919
Discharged: Thursday, 30 October 1919


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted February 18, 2018 9.55 am 0Likes

    Joseph FAGAN was known as “Barney” before he died in the Caulfield Military Hospital of pulmonary tuberculosis on 11 November, 1924 (ironically the 5th anniversary Armistice Day), aged 29 years. He had previously been admitted to hospital in England with pleurisy and returned to Australia 29 September, 1919 after working for three months in England as a ship’s painter with Vickers. His death was attributed to war service and his mother received the Memorial Scroll and Plaque

    FAGAN. — On the 11th November, at Repatriation Hospital, Caulfield, late 5 Queen-Street, South Melbourne. Joseph (Barney), loving brother of Eileen (Mrs. A. M’Knight). and brother-in-law to Alex., and uncle to little Joey and baby Frank.
    At rest.
    —Inserted by his loving sister Eileen, and brother-in-law, Alex.

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