|Place of birth||Kerang, Victoria|
|Address||Berwick Post Office, Berwick, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mary Ann Bannan, Berwick Post Office, Berwick, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/13/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Provost Corps|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of death or wounding||Syria|
|Age at death||27|
|Place of burial||Damascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 51), Syria|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt
Taken on strength, Composite Light Horse Regiment, 30 November 1915; rejoined 8th Light Horse Regiment, Heliopolis, 18 January 1916; marched out to Serapeum, 26 February 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 16 August 1916 (diarrhoea); discharged to duty, 22 August 1916.
Transferred to 3rd Signal Troop, Malha, 11 December 1916; taken on strength and appointed Driver, 18 December 1916.
Admitted to 31st General Hospital, Port Said, 14 September 1917 (inflamed stomach); discharged for one week light duty, 5 October 1917; marched into 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 5 October 1917; transferred to 8th Light Horse Regiment, 19 October 1917; transferred to 3rd Signal Troop, 20 October 1917.
Transferred to Australian Provost Corps, 24 March 1918; marched out to Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, Post Said, 2 April 1918; marched out to Cairo, 11 June 1918.
Admitted to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 15 August 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin); dicharged to duty, 29 August 1918; rejoined Australian Provost Corps, 29 August 1918; marched into Desert Mounted Corps Headquarters, 10 September 1918.
Admitted to English Hospital, Damascus, 13 October 1918; died of disease, Damascus, Syria, 16 October 1918 (malaria).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BANNAN John Joseph|