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John Elmer McCANCE

Regimental number458
Place of birthChewton Victoria
ReligionEpiscopalian
OccupationDriver
AddressChewton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinEdward McCance, Chewton, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll457
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 131), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Edward and Henrietta Margaret McCANCE, North Street, Chewtown, Victoria

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