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Edmund Michael KANAAN

Regimental number3101
Place of birthSt George, Queensland
Place of birthSt. George, Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address133 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C M Kanaan, 133 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialVraucourt Copse Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary Alice KANAAN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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