The AIF Project

Leslie John SHANNON

Regimental number1819
Place of birthPrahran Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumber
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, P G Shannon, 315 Humffray Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Date of death22 March 1968
Place of burialPreston Cemetery

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