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Francix Xavier SHANAHAN

Regimental number2508
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address72 Cobden Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Shanahan, 72 Cobden Street, Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Date of death19 April 1976
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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