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Matthew SHANNON

Regimental number5442
Place of birthAyrshire Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarman
Address63 Balmain Road, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Cree, 171 Albany Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death11 May 1948

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