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William Edward McCANN

Regimental number1628
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBennett's Road, Coorparoo, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret McCann, Bennett's Road, Cooparoo, Queensland
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 11 April 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 114), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret McCANN, Bennett's Road, Cooparoo, Queensland

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