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From Ireland to Australia to Gallipoli: John Hannigan

"In memory of the bravest and best"

Description

    • Three medals; Photograph; Camp Chronicles; Copy of a letter
    • My granduncle John Hannigan was from Waterford,Ireland. He moved to Australia, where he joined the Army during the WWI, he was part of the C Company 16th Battalion of Western Australia. He fought in Gallipoli, where he died on 12th December 1916. According to medical records he was shot in the chest, but a letter for his sitter, Minnie, he claimed to have been hit by a shell burst. He was buried and his fellow soldiers laid a wreath on his grave bearing the inscription "In memory of the bravest and best of the battalion".

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Time

  • Date:

    • 1916-12-12
    • 1914-10-16
  • Temporal:

    • 2014-08-26 15:33:00 UTC
  • Place/Time:

    • Gallipoli Front

Provenance

  • Source:

    • User contributed content
  • Identifier:

    • 17422
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  • First published in Europeana:

    • 2014-11-27
  • Last updated in Europeana:

    • 2016-07-27

Copyright

  • Rights:

    • http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

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Location

  • Location:

    • Gallipoli
    • #40.417447,26.67743500000006
    • http://sws.geonames.org/3176366/
    • http://sws.geonames.org/3175395/
    • http://sws.geonames.org/6541943/
  • Place/Time:

    • Gallipoli Front
Longitude: "26.677435, 17.97639, and 17.99642"
Latitude: "40.417446, 40.05556, and 40.05672"

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