We remember Melvin James Sawtell Harrigan

We remember Melvin James Sawtell Harrigan

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
birth Cottingham St, Glebe, NSW Australia Source:9223078 27th February 1883
1915
enlistment Liverpool New South Wales Australia Source:8708740 19th January 1915
1915
dates Age 31 Source:8708740 19th January 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Trooper 150 12 Light Horse Regiment A Sqdn Source:8708740 1st March 1915 - 21st June 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Lance Corporal 150 12 Light Horse Regiment Source:8708740 22nd June 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:9223166 29th August 1915 - 19th December 1915
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:8708740 26th December 1915 - 13th January 1917
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Sergeant 150 12 Light Horse Regiment Source:8708740 17th May 1916
1916
hospitalisation Infected hand wound from fishing with troops at Bitter Lakes Hospital/Institution Source:8708740 4th September 1916 - 12th September 1916
1916
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) 67 Squadron RFC Source:8708740 13th December 1916
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) 2nd Airman 68 Squadron RFC Source:8708740 4th January 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) 1st Airman 68 Squadron RFC Source:8708740 7th March 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9223162 22nd September 1917 - 14th October 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Corporal 68 Squadron RFC Source:8708740 1st March 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Corporal Mechanic 2 Squadron AFC Source:8708740 17th May 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) 2 Squadron AFC Source:9223181 30th June 1918
1919
discharge Source:9223162 19th April 1919
1920
marriage Mary Calvert Source:9223078 4th June 1920
service Australian Imperial Force 12 Light Horse Regiment Source:8708740
service Australian Imperial Force 150 Source:8258896
1970
death Not War Related Mareeba, Queensland Australia Source:9223078 8th August 1970

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Melvin James Sawtell
Initials MJS
Last Name Harrigan
Source 8258896
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 150
Australian Imperial Force 12 Light Horse Regiment
Australian Imperial Force 150 12 Light Horse Regiment A Sqdn Trooper
Australian Imperial Force 150 12 Light Horse Regiment Lance Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 150 12 Light Horse Regiment Sergeant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 67 Squadron RFC
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 68 Squadron RFC 2nd Airman
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 68 Squadron RFC 1st Airman
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 68 Squadron RFC Corporal
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 2 Squadron AFC Corporal Mechanic
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 2 Squadron AFC
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Jane Perrett mother
Albert SAWTELL father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Calvert wife 4th June 1920
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-01-19 5'4"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-01-19 Methodist

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Official Records

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Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia
Australian Imperial Force Embarkation Roll 1914-1918 Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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Mareeba family remembers ancestor who survived horrors of Gallipoli James98034
Service Record for Melvin James Sawtell James98034
Family tree on Ancestry James98034
Diary of Melvin James Sawtell Harrigan James98034
Photos from the 12th Light Horse James98034
Photos from No 2 Squadron, AFC James98034

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