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Pagan, Joseph Burt (904)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 22 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 31 August 1914 – Morphettville, SA

Service Number: 904            view online service record

c/o SS Aeon, Howard Smith & Co
Adelaide, SA

Next of Kin:
David Clarke Pagan (father)
29 Park Road
Middle Park, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 20 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Ascanius A11
Port: Adelaide, SA
Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion

KIA: Tuesday, 25 July 1916
Place: France

Brother: Leslie George Pagan

Private, 10 Infantry, killed in action 25 July, 1916, France, aged 24, commemorated Serre Road Cemetery No 2, Beaumont Hamel, Picardie, France.

Father: David Charles PAGAN, born Port Melbourne, educated Nott Street SS. He enlisted as a 22-year-old labourer from Morphettville, Adelaide giving his own address as c/o SS Aeon, Howard Smith and Co, Adelaide, with his father as next of kin at 29 Park Road, Middle Park. Brother, 3109, Leslie George Pagan also born Port Melbourne enlisted from the Middle Park address. Included on South Melbourne Roll.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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