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James Francis McCANN

Regimental number1586
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumbers Assistant
AddressAdelaide PO, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Francis McCann, 314 Beaufort Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1587
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 May 1961
Age at death68
Place of burialLoxton Cemetery, South Australia

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