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Howard Michael McCANN

Regimental number2048
Place of birthRedbanks South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBaker
AddressSalisbury, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Matilda Collins, George Street, Salisbury, South Australia
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2047A Pte James Thomas McCANN, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.
Date of death16 December 1980
Age at death87

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