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Regimental number2531
Place of birthInverloch, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor cycle trade
AddressHastings, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, O'Shannasy, Police Station, Hastings, Victoria
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Alan Neil O'Shannassy on NR
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 125), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Sara O'SHANNASSY, Pakenham, Victoria

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