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Charles Michael McCANN

Regimental number2300
Place of birthTarcowie, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressTarcowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 6.75"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinBrother, John Percival McCann, Tarcowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 28 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCANN Charles Michael

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